Thu. Sep 24th, 2020

Delhi High Court rests the arrest of former DU vice – chancellor Deepak Pental

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Delhi University’s former Vice – Chancellor Deepak Pental, who was ordered to be taken into custody in a complaint of plagiarism, cheating and forgery, has been released by the Delhi High Court.

His arrest was ordered on a complaint filed by professor P Pardha Saradhi, accusing him and his student of of plagiarising his paper on Biotechnology and publishing it as their own.

Pental has also been accused of cheating and misappropriating some genetic material from the university’s science laboratory.

The High Court in its order said,”This order will remain in force till pending of the petition”.

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