On October 4, the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots had moved an application before a court in Delhi seeking further probe against the clean chit given by the CBI to former union minister Jagdish Tytler.
In its closure report against Tytler, On October 28, the CBI had claimed that there was no evidence to prove that the Congress leader had incited the mob which had set afire a gurudwara in East Delhi on November 1, 1984. The mob fury had left two persons -- Thakur Singh and Badal Singh -- killed.
Tytler's name had surfaced in three affidavits out of which one person retracted, while the second one, Jasbir Singh had claimed before the Justice Nanavati Commission that he had heard Tytler allegedly inciting the mob.
The CBI decided to close the case against the former union minister saying that it could not trace Jasbir Singh as he was abroad. Manmohan Kaur, daughter of one of the victims, claimed that she had heard Tytler leading the mob but could not provide any other details.
In its affidavit before Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sanjeev Jain today, Delhi Sikh Gurdawara and November'84 Carnage Justice Committee claimed that the CBI had not investigated into the conspiracy angle of the case.
It said that the witness, Jasbir SIngh, needed to be traced by the CBI.
The court after hearing the case, had fixed November 29 as the next date of hearing and also issued a notice to the CBI on the application moved today.
Meanwhile, we are in receipt of an email from a US based attorney who claims to have been hired by Jasbir Singh aforementioned. The email address and phone number of the attorney are available with us and we would be happy to share them with the CBI.
I am taking this opportunity to introduce myself, I am a US based attorney who has been hired by Jasbir Singh, key witness in involvement of Jagdish Tytler in 1984 Sikh Massacre. I want to bring to your attention regarding the conspiracy behind CBI giving clean chit to Jagdish Tytler, one of the masterminds behind 1984 sikh massacre.
As it is widely published that Jasbir Singh one of the key witness in Jagdish Tytler’s involvement in 1984 Sikh massacre is not traceable by CBI, resulting in CBI giving clean chit to Jagdish Tytler. Please find attached the notarized signed new affidavit stating his availability to testify and the press release from Jasbir Singh, who fled to USA to save his life and still residing here.
As per my understanding few organizations tried Friday to do the press conference but am not sure if they were able to expose this fact. Please let me know if I can provide more information.
Gurpatwant S Pannun
Attorney at Law