The Delhi District Courts Bar Associations have decided to abstain from work today after an advocate, Sumit Sharma was arrested by Delhi Police allegedly for having a forged and fabricated law degree. .The co-ordination committee of Delhi District Courts Bar Associations said that the arrest was arbitrary and illegal as the Delhi Police encroached on the jurisdiction of Bar Council of Delhi (BCD). ."The law degree of Advocate Sumit Sharma has been got verified as genuine as per BCD letter dated 02.09.2022 addressed to DCP SHAHDRA copies to SHO Anand Vihar as well as to ACP DIU SHAHDRA Distt. Wherein it is categorically and specifically impressed upon that if there is any issue pertaining to the same, it MUST be processed through BCD, however SHO Anand Vihar & DCP SHAHDRA intentionally and willfully defied the BCD instructions Letter," said the note issued by ON Sharma, Secretary General, Co-ordination Committee, Delhi District Courts Bar Associations.