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Saket court to hear Jitender Singh Tomar's fake degree case

ANI  |  New Delhi [India 

The Saket will today hear the matter of fake degree of former minister Jitender Singh Tomar.

Earlier on April 19, Tomar along with all other accused appeared before the in pursuance to the summons issued against them.

Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University, Bihar, had in March cancelled the LLB degree of Tomar in connection with the fake degree case levelled against him.

The case garnered attention in the year 2015 when the High issued a notice to Tomar on a plea filed by (BJP) leader Nand Kishore Garg, demanding the cancellation of the (AAP) 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: Wed, May 17 2017. 04:28 IST