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Eggs, tomatoes thrown at former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar

PATNA: Delhi's former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar faced angry students on Friday when he was brought to Tilka Manjhi University in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, with some of them throwing eggs, tomatoes at him, police
PTI June 12, 2015 23:36 IST
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PATNA: Delhi's former law minister Jitender Singh Tomar faced angry students on Friday when he was brought to Tilka Manjhi University in Bihar's Bhagalpur district, with some of them throwing eggs, tomatoes at him, police said.

"Raising slogan against Tomar for defaming name of their university, angry students threw eggs and tomatoes at him and even tried to attack him, but Delhi Police intervened," said a district police official in Bhagalpur, about 200 km from here.

Early on Friday, Tomar was first brought to Bihar's Munger district for interrogation in connection with the ongoing probe into his alleged fake law degree.

"A Delhi Police team brought arrested minister Tomar to Munger for interrogation into his fake law degree," said a district police official in Munger, about 170 km from here.

Police said Tomar was grilled at Hotel Rajhans in Munger. "Delhi Police team have collected evidence in the case."

During interrogation, Tomar told police that for the sake of adding 'advocate' before his name, he took the help of a lawyer friend and enrolled himself in the law college in Munger.

"Delhi Police team interrogated R K Mishra, principal of the law college in Munger in fake degree case," the police officer said.

He was arrested last Tuesday following an investigation into a complaint by the Bar Council of Delhi that Tomar had obtained a fake law degree from the Institute of Legal Studies College in Munger.

Tomar is currently in police remand for four days.