New Delhi: Following an FIR lodged against the Law minister of Delhi, Mr. Jitender Singh Tomar, the police have arrested him in the morning. Mr. Singh was taken to the Hauz Khas police station on arresting him. On the other hand the AAP leaders blamed the BJP accusing them of playing fraud politics.
Earlier, the Bharatiya Janata Party leaders alleged that the law minister of Delhi has provided a fake degree certificate in the Delhi election affidavit and demanded for his step-down as a minister. The BJP leaders claimed that Tomar’s under graduation certificate from the Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur university in Bihar, was a fake one. Adding strength to the BJP’s claims, the University has made it clear to the High court that the name of Tomar did not exist in their records.
Tomar on the other hand, has rejected all the accusations around his degree and claimed that his certificate was authentic. The Aam-Aadmi government has also backed its ministry from the beginning of the fake degree row.
With its own Police arresting its minister, the government has decided to fight hard for the Delhi state-hood ship. As per the special rules in the constitution of India, the police are under the control of the Home Ministry. The arrest ignited the tussle of powers between the state and the central government in Delhi. Sources claim that Lt. Governor has himself signed the warrant to arrest Mr. Singh, The HuffingtonPost reports.
It is well known that Mr. Jung and the AAP government have earlier locked horns against each other in the issues of Powers to appoint higher officers.The latest outcome has heated the Delhi Politics.