In a fresh trouble for former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar, the Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University of Bihar has today cancelled his LLB degree. Tomar was last year sacked from the Aam Admi Party (AAP) Government for having fake LLB degree.
Last Wednesday, the Delhi Police had filed a charge sheet against him and 17 others. As per the charge sheet, while attaining a fake degree from Tilka Majhi Bhagalpur university, the former law minister had also submitted a fake BSc degree, which he claimed to have got from the Avadh University.
As per the police, the charge sheet said how Tomar first tried to pursue graduation from Shivaji College and Rajdhani College from Delhi in different streams. But after a year, he dropped out of both courses. Tomar than forged a BSc degree from Awadh University, through which basis to get admission in Tilka Manjhi University in Bhagalpur. Even tough he did not write any exam but was successful in getting a LLB degree. Later he got admission in Munger’s Viswanath Singh Institute of Legal Studies. However, neither did he ever attended classes nor did he appear of exams.
After the charge sheet was filed last Wednesday, Tomar had told ‘The Indian Express’ that truth will come out and he will prove his innocence.
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The police also said that the charge sheet also mentions the name of an ex-principal of the law college in Munger, who was there between 1994-1998 when Tomar was studying law, along with some members of non-teaching staff, who were responsible for checking documents, looking after attendance records and issuing mark sheets.