06/09/2016 8:09 PM IST | Updated 06/09/2016 10:08 PM IST

Chairman Of Jaipur's NIMS University Arrested In Rape Case

Jharkhand police arrested NIMS university chairman BS Tomar.

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JAIPUR -- The chairman of NIMS university BS Tomar was today arrested by Jharkhand police in a rape case.

Tomar was picked up by a team of Ranchi police from his house and was produced before a local court for transit remand.

A case against Tomar was lodged by a girl on 6 February, 2015 in Chutia police station of Ranchi.

A team of Ranchi police led by inspector B K Bharti came to Jaipur and informed the local police station and later arrested him.

"A local court had issued warrant against Tomar some time back. Following a tip off that Tomar is present in Jaipur, a team was sent to Jaipur and he was arrested today. He was produced before a local court of Jaipur where the magistrate gave three-day transit remand," Ranchi city SP Kaushal Kishore said over phone.

He said that the team has left for Ranchi with Tomar.

The case was registered under sections 376 (rape), 354 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 354-A (sexual harassment) and 354-B (assault or use of criminal force to woman with intent to disrobe), 511 (attempting to commit offences punishable with imprisonment for life or other imprisonment) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC, police said.

National Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (NIMS) is a self-financed university in Jaipur district.