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Shivraj Singh Chouhan offers job to Akshay Singh's family member

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New Delhi , 09 Jul 2015

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursay promised an unbiased probe into the death of journalist Akshay Singh, who was reporting on the Vyapam scam, and offered a job to a family member.Chouhan met the dead journalist's family here and assured them of an unbiased investigation into his death.Besides a government job, Chouhan also offered financial help to Akshay Singh's sister, a family member told IANS.An official said that Chouhan offered jobs to the family members, while Akshay Singh's family maintained that the chief minister offered a job only to the sister."We don't need anything, just an unbiased probe," the family member said.

Delhi-based Akshay Singh died mysteriously on July 4 while covering the story of the Vyapam recruitment scandal. Chouhan said: "This family has lost everything. I assured the family of an unbiased investigation into Akshay's death. I will do whatever to lessen their pain. I offered them jobs in the city and other help."It is my life's mission to find out the truth, which is why I sent (Akshay Singh's) viscera samples to AIIMS," he added.Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has also offered a government job to the journalist's sister.Chouhan had on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to order a CBI probe into the Vyapam - the Madhya Pradesh Vyavsayik Pariksha Mandal or Professional Examination Board - recruitment scam.The apex court will hear the matter on July 9.

 

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