49 anti-Sikh riots cases to be re-investigated, says central government


The Special Investigation Team probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots has identified 49 cases for re-investigation, Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.


In response to a question, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said the Government has, vide order dated February 12, 2015 constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for investigating/re-investigating the appropriately serious criminal cases which were filed in the National Capital Territory of Delhi in connection with the 1984 riots and have since been closed.

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“Out of the 650 cases registered in connection with anti-Sikh riots, 1984 in Delhi, 49 cases have been identified for re-investigation by SIT as on July 29, 2016,” he said

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