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Sikh youth ‘abuses’ Congress leader Tytler at wedding

The attack comes a day after a Delhi court refused to accept the closure report and directed the CBI to conduct further investigation into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Tytler.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: December 7, 2015 7:43 am
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A day after a Delhi court ordered the CBI to further probe the charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, the leader was allegedly abused at a wedding by a Sikh youth.

Police said that the incident occurred Saturday night at South Delhi’s Chhattarpur area. Sehaj Umang Bhatia (23), who was under the influence of alcohol, accused Tytler of being responsible for the riots.

“Bhatia told him ‘Tu dangai karwata hai (You cause riots),” said a senior police officer. Police said the leader left the place soon after the incident.
Police detained Bhatia overnight at Mehrauli police station and released him later. Though no complaint was filed against Bhatia, police detained him under Section 107/151 of the CrPC (breach of peace).

Bhatia claimed he is a documentary filmmaker and a commerce graduate from Delhi.

He was invited from the bride’s side. His father is a retired deputy director in the micro, small and medium enterprises industry.

On Friday, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) S P S Laler refused to accept the CBI’s closure report and ordered it to further probe Tytler’s role in the riots.

The court ordered the CBI to “thoroughly” investigate arms dealer Abhishek Verma’s allegations that Tytler played an active role in sending the son of a key witness, Surinder Singh Granthi, to Canada, thereby trying to influence the witness.

The CBI had sought dismissal of the plea against Tytler, stating that the probe made it clear that he was not present on November 1, 1984 at Gurdwara Pulbangash.

The case relates to an attack on the gurdwara in which three persons were killed a day after the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

The court’s directions come on a protest petition filed by Lakhvinder Kaur whose husband Badal Singh was among the three killed. Kaur has challenged the CBI’s closure report giving clean chit to Tytler.


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  1. Jai Kumar
    Dec 6, 2015 at 4:35 pm
    When the govt. shall not provide justice vigilantism will prevail
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      Chander Pal
      Dec 7, 2015 at 2:01 am
      I think we are side stepping. Delhi gurdwara prabandhak committee was under congress control. So congress certainly saved their leaders with the help of the then dgpc. Still Dgpc or other sikh bodies should have got a top lawyer to prosecute these congress leaders. Also bring in the 'under the table' help by Anand. He was busy bringing in victims to tone down their version with the help of Bhagat or to help Bbhagat
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        Chander Pal
        Dec 6, 2015 at 1:36 pm
        How come Delhi Gurudwara Prabandhak committee never tried to bring in a top solicitor to fight the case for the affected families. DGPC was under congress influence and were bringing the affected parties to tone their version in the chamber of a congress lawyer. This lawyer was banned for a period of a few years to practice law in Delhi H C.
        1. D
          Dec 7, 2015 at 9:08 am
          This Sikh youth I salute him
          1. L
            Lproud to
            Dec 6, 2015 at 11:48 am
            Thats he diverse bas""td murdered hope someone kill him
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