Two months after calling Jagdish Tytler “innocent”, the CBI told a court today that it could reopen a 1984 Sikh Genocide case against Jagdish Tytler linked to a mob attack on a Gurdwara. The CBI’s statement came after three new witnesses emerged in the case.
“It is respectfully submitted that if the applicant (complainant) provides (details of) the material witnesses in the interest of justice in the present matter, then the CBI is ready to take up further investigation on the additional evidence,” the agency said in a reply filed before additional chief metropolitan magistrate SPS Laler.
The magistrate was on leave and the matter was fixed for further hearing on December 4.
Earlier, the CBI had twice given a clean chit to the Congress leader in connection with this case.
The CBI filed another closure report on December 24, 2014, saying there was not sufficient evidence to proceed against Tytler.
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