Supreme court wants status report on anti-Sikh riot’s SIT probe

The Centre earlier told the court that further investigation was on in 21 out of the total of 221 cases.

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: January 16, 2017 12:10:52 pm
supreme couirt, sikh riots, 1984 riots, sikh riots investigation, sikh riots investigation, sikh riot sit, sit probe sikh riot, india news A bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice R. Banumathi sought the report as petitioner S. Gurlad Singh Kahlon told the court that the Special Investigation Team has utterly failed in carrying out the probe. (Express Photo)

The Supreme Court on Monday sought a comprehensive status report on the probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases being investigated by the SIT set up in 2014.

A bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice R. Banumathi sought the report as petitioner S. Gurlad Singh Kahlon told the court that the Special Investigation Team has utterly failed in carrying out the probe.

The Centre earlier told the court that further investigation was on in 21 out of the total of 221 cases.

The court has adjourned the matter for next hearing on February 20.

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