Fake degree case: Jitender Tomar produced in Saket court, police seek 11 days' remand

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New Delhi, June 13: Delhi Police will on Saturday produced AAP legislator and former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar before Delhi's Saket court in connection with the alleged fake degree case.

The police has sought fresh remand of 11 more days of the AAP MLA from Delhi's Trinagar constituency. TV reports claim there are heated exchange of words taking between Tomar's counsel and Delhi Police.

Tomar was on Tuesday remanded to 4 days of police custody. Police has claimed that Tomar had submitted a fake graduation as well as law mark sheets to register with the Bar Council of Delhi.

Tomar to be produced in Saket court

Tomar was on Friday confirmed to have passed law examination in 1998-99 from a Bihar college. Officials present during the questioning of Tomar, who was brought from Delhi by police at Biswanath Law College in Munger, said on condition of anonymity that college registers revealed that the former minister had enrolled in it under roll number 10136 in 1994-95 session.

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A Delhi Police team, led by Assistant Commissioner of Police SP Tyagi, then took him to Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University under which the college is affiliated. Meanwhile, the former Delhi law minister faced the ire of student activists of AISA, Rashtriya Lok Samata Party and LJP who threw tomatoes and eggs at him.

Tomar was arrested on June 9 on charges of cheating and fraud in obtaining his law degree. 49-year-old Tomar, MLA from Delhi's Trinagar constituency and a first-time minister, had failed the test yesterday when he was taken to KS Saket PG College and RML Avadh University in Faizabad, from where he claimed to have earned hi BSc degree.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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