According to sources, Mr Tomar succumbed to his injuries which he had received during a violent protest by an angry mob in front of India Gate on Sunday, Dec 23.
Contradicting to the statement, many others claimed that Mr Tomar was not attacked by any protesters. Rather he had suffered a cardiac arrest. Many claimed that no injury marks were seen on his body.
Delhi police registered a case of murder against eight persons who earlier on Monday were arrested and later got bail.
According to police officers, after he fell on the street, he was kicked and beaten. His colleagues found him unconscious and bleeding. They also said that they have a video clip of those who attacked the constable.
Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members may face a legal wrath as sources informed that one of the arrested was found to be a member of the AAP. All eight accused were freed when a crucial member of AAP, Manish Sisodia submitted the bail bond.
The violent clashes that broke out in Delhi in the wake of a brutal gangrape in a moving bus in the national capital on December 16 left over 140 people injured. Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said at least 65 officers of the Delhi Police were injured. The clash intensified on Sunday evening following intermittent clashes.