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Fake degree case: Bhagalpur University cancels former Delhi law minister's degree

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, on Monday cancelled the LLB degree of Jitender Singh Tomar in connection with a fake degree case leveled against former minister of

The case garnered attention in 2015 when High issued a notice to Tomar on a plea filed by leader Nand Kishore Garg, demanding the cancellation of the leader's ticket for submitting fake certificates.

The university from where Tomar claimed to have obtained his degree had earlier stated that the record of his provisional certificate did not exist in their record.

Following a complaint, an FIR was lodged against him under Sections 420, 467, 468, 471 and 120B for criminal conspiracy, cheating and forgery.

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First Published: Mon, March 20 2017. 17:57 IST