Witness seeks justice in her father''s killing in 1984 riots

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New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) A woman, whose father was killedin 1984 anti-Sikh riots, today told a Delhi court, tryingsenior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others in a caserelating to killing of six persons, that she was still tryingto find ways to get justice.

"I am still finding ways and means to get the casepertaining to the killing of my father tried...I do not wantto disclose the steps I am taking now," Nirpreet Kaur toldAdditional Sessions Judge Sunita Gupta.

Kaur, who was cross examined by counsel Anil Kumar Sharmaand S A Hashmi, on the point as to what steps she took aftercoming to know the case relating to murder of her fatherNirmal Singh had resulted in acquittal.

She claimed the CBI inspector had told her since summonsin the murder case of her father were sent to wrong addressesthat all the accused were acquitted by the trial court.

To the question regarding the steps being taken by her inthe case of her father''s killing, she said "I do not want todisclose lest some clever tactics may be adopted to frustratemy attempt. I have faith in CBI. There are many law enforcingagencies." (more) PTI ATP

Kaur was also quizzed about her marriage with R L Beragi and his killing in an encounter.

The 42-year-old woman had remained in jail after beingbooked in three different cases registered under now-repealedTerrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA).

Her cross examination remained inconclusive and is likelyto resume on January 18.

In her statement, Kaur had identified five accusedSajjan, Balwan, Kishan, Mahender and Captain Bhagmal who arefacing trial relating to the killing of six persons at DelhiCantt during the riots that followed the assassination of thenPrime Minister Indira Gandhi.

The case against Sajjan Kumar, former Outer Delhi MP, hasbeen registered on a recommendation of the G T NanavatiCommission. CBI had filed two chargesheets against him andothers in January last year.

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