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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: CBI to complete probe against Tytler within 2 months

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New Delhi, Mar 08: Investigation against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, accused in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, to be completed within two months from today, CBI told Delhi court.

Also, the CBI filed report on lie-detector test conducted on Abhishek Verma, an eyewitness of riots before the Delhi court. The case has been adjourned till May 22.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: CBI to complete probe against Tytler within 2 months

The case pertained to the riots at Gurudwara Pulbangash in North Delhi where three people were killed on November 1, 1984, a day after the assassination of Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards.

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The agency had reinvestigated the case of the killing of Badal Singh, Thakur Singh and Gurcharan Singh near the Gurudwara after a court in December 2007 refused to accept its closure report. The CBI has filed three closure reports in the case.

Senior advocate HS Phoolka, who has been instrumental in re-opening the investigation in 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases, has written a letter to the Prime Minister demanding Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's custodial interrogation. He also lashed out at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for favouring the politician in the case.

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