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Chronology: Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 riots case

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 23:15

New Delhi: Following is the chronology of
events in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, in which a city court
today let off former Union Minister and Congress leader
Jagdish Tytler:

* Nov 1, 1984: Three persons Badal Singh, Gurucharan
Singh and Thakur Singh are killed near Gurudwara Pulbangash in
north Delhi in the riots that followed the assassination of
the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi a day before.

* Feb 8, 2005: Justice G T Nanavati Commission, appointed
to look into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, submits its report.

* Aug 8, 2005: Nanavati Commission report is tabled in

* Aug 10, 2005: Following a two day-long debate, the
Prime Minister makes a statement expressing Government`s
decision to register FIR in the matter.

* Nov, 2005: CBI registers case against Tytler.

* Oct 28, 2007: CBI files closure report in a Delhi court
giving clean chit to Tytler.

* Dec 18, 2007: Court rejects CBI`s probe report, directs
further investigation.

* Dec, 2008: CBI goes to the United States to record
statement of witness Jasbir Singh who was earlier declared as
not traceable by it.

* Apr 2, 2009: CBI again files a closure report against

* Jun, 2009: Witness Surinder Singh dies.

* Apr 7, 2010: Court reserves its order on CBI`s closure

* Apr 27, 2010: Court accepts closure report against


First Published: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 - 23:15
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