Pending 1984 riots cases not against Tytler: Govt
New Delhi: The Home Ministry on Tuesday said
that four cases in connection with anti-Sikh riots cases in
Delhi in 1984 are pending with the competent authority for
sanction of prosecution and these do not relate to Congress
leader Jagdish Tytler.
In a press statement, the Ministry said that in his
statement in response to a Calling Attention Motion in Rajya
Sabha yesterday and in his further reply Home Minister P
Chidambaram had referred to the sole case against Tytler.
"In one case after completion of investigation,
charge-sheet was filed in the court on September 28, 2007 and
final report, under Section 173 of the CrPC, was filed in the
court on March 28, 2009, which is under consideration of the
court", the statement said.
The Ministry statement said the other cases do not
relate to Tytler.
"In his statement as well as the clarifications, the
minister had said that four cases are pending with the
competent authority for sanction of prosecution. These cases
do not relate to Jagdish Tytler and, in fact, no reference was
made to Jagdish Tytler while referring to these four cases,"
the ministry statement said.