October 27, 2020

Charges framed against Tomar

Bhagalpur: The Patiala House Courts, New Delhi, has framed charges against former law minister of Delhi Jitendra Singh Tomar, along with eight employees of Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University (TMBU), in the fake law degree case.

A former law minister in Arvind Kejriwal’s cabinet, Tomar had allegedly obtained a fake law degree from TMBU and a case was earlier registered with Hauz Khas police station and Tomar was arrested. The police had sniffed the involvement of some TMBU employees in the racket.

According to the investigating officer of the case, Satindar Sangwan of Hauz Khas police station, now a sessions trial would be started in the case on the witnesses of both the prosecution and defence sides would be examined at the court.

The next date of hearing of the case has been fixed on August 27. The Delhi court on July 21 framed charges against Bare Narayan Singh, Dr Raji Ahmad, Rajendra Prasad Singh, Niranjan Sharma, Jarandan Prasad, Dinesh Kumar Srivastava, Anil Kumar Singh and Sadanand Roy, all employees of TMBU along with Tomar under sections 420/120-B/ 471 of IPC, said Sangwan.

According to him, the trial in court has been going on against Anirudh Das, Dr R. Poddar, Krishnanand Prasad, Surendra Prasad Singh, Ram Abtar, and other employees of TMBU.

Sangwan said if the persons involved are found guilty, the Delhi police would visit Bhagalpur to arrest them.

The Patna High Court has directed TMBU to put its points before the court after Tomar had filed a case to challenge the previous decision of the varsity, which after conducting an internal inquiry, had termed the law degree of Tomar fake.

Courtesy: The Telegraph

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