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Fake degree case: Jitender Singh Tomar in police custody for 11 days

Jitender Singh Tomar

New Delhi: Ex-Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar in Police custody for  11 day custody in fake degree case on saturday.

Jitender Singh Tomar on wednesday approached a sessions court here challenging his arrest in the alleged fake degree case.

In an application filed before the sessions court, Tomar alleged that police had arrested him yesterday in violation of prescribed procedure under the law.

Additional Sessions Judge Sanjeev Jain refused to give an urgent hearing to Tomar’s plea and said that the matter will be heard on tuesday.Jitendra Singh Tomar at police station

49-year-old Tomar was arrested yesterday by Delhi Police on a FIR registered on the basis of a complaint lodged by Bar Council of Delhi (BCD) for allegedly forging documents, including educational degrees, to enrol as an advocate.

He also was remanded to four-day police custody till June 13 by a magisterial court.

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