Anti-Sikh riots case: Delhi court directs CBI to reply on deficient documents sought by Tytler

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) A Delhi Court after hearing the request on behalf of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, an accused in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots seeking supply of the deficient documents, sought reply from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Counsel for the Accused moved an application u/s 207 Cr.P.C r/w Section 91 Cr.P.C seeking supply of deficient documents along with a list of it.

Public Prosecutor for CBI sought some time for filing reply to the aforesaid application.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate(ACMM) Vidhi Gupta Anand after hearing the request said, ‘Reply be filed by next date of hearing with advance copy to Ld. Counsel for Accused”.

“Matter be now put up for reply, if any/ arguments on the application u/s 207 Cr.P.C./ further proceedings on 29.08.2023 at 02:30 P.M.” the court said.

The ACMM court after accepting the bail bond of Tytler on August 4, listed the matter for scrutiny of documents/further proceedings on 11.08.2023 and now today adjourned for supplying the deficient copies.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate after taking cognisance of the chargesheet earlier issued summons against Tyler for appearance before the court.

CBI Special Judge Vikas Dhull had earlier allowed the anticipatory bail application of Tytler on August, 4 by leveling certain conditions including furnishing a bail bond of ₹ 1lakh and not to tamper with the evidence related to the case.

The Investigating Agency had filed a chargesheet on May 20 after investigation by submitting that Tytler has instigated and provoked the mob assembled at Pul Bangash Gurdwara, Azad Market, on November 1, 1984 which resulted the burning down of the Gurdwara and killing of three Sikhs Thakur Singh, Badal Singh and Guru Charan Singh.

The Investigating Agency has levelled the charges under Sections 147 (rioting), 109 (abetment), read with Section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against Tytler in the case.

Three people were killed and a Gurdwara was torched in the Pul Bangash area a day after the assassination of the then, Prime minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984.

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