The father of Shahnawaz, killed during the riots here in August 2013, has moved court challenging the closure report of the special investigation team (SIT) giving clean chit to the six accused in the case.
Facing heat for allegedly ignoring the plight of riot affected people in Muzaffarnagar, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday met a delegation led by a prominent Muslim cleric from the district that accused officials of apathy.
Four private relief camps functioning without authorisation in Shamli district near Muzaffarnagar have been asked to close their operations and around 2,877 riot-victims living in these camps have been asked to leave.
A member of the Supreme
Court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) met witnesses
of Dipdadarwaja and Sardarpura riot cases of 2002 to take
stock of the security arrangement for them, SIT officials said