Tomar, who quit as Delhi Law Minister after his arrest yesterday, claims to have done his B Sc from RML Avadh University, Faizabad. Police are taking him there for an on the spot verification and questioning, sources said.

The AAP leader, who was taken to Lucknow by train around midnight en route to Faizabad, maintained that his degree was 'genuine'.

"My degree is absolutely genuine. It is a conspiracy by BJP and the Central government. Yes, they are not letting AAP government work," he told reporters this morning at the railway station in Lucknow from where he was being taken to Faizabad by road. "There is nothing wrong with my degree," Tomar asserted.

49-year-old Tomar, MLA from Trinagar and a first-time minister, was remanded in four-day police custody by a Delhi court yesterday. He is being escorted by an ACP level officer along with seven other personnel to Faizabad.

Delhi Police have claimed that a nearly month-long investigation found that Tomar not only submitted fake Science graduation degree and Law marksheets to register with the Bar Council of Delhi but forged a migration certificate also.     

Investigators said an FIR was registered and Tomar was arrested only after finding concrete evidence of his wrongdoing following a complaint by Bar Council of Delhi Secretary Punit Mittal on May 11.

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