Chronology: Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 riots case



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 Parliament.

* 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 Tytler.

* Jun, 2009: Witness Surinder Singh dies.

* Apr 7, 2010: Court reserves its order on CBI's closure report.

* Apr 27, 2010: Court accepts closure report against Tytler.

-PTI