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1984 anti-Sikh riots case : Delhi court accepts bail bond of Cong leader Jagdish Tytler

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New Delhi: A Delhi Court on Saturday accepted the bail bond submitted on behalf of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, an accused in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate(ACMM) Vidhi Gupta Anand after accepting the bail bond as per the order of Special Judge said,” Put up for scrutiny of documents/further proceedings on 11.08.2023″.

CBI Special Judge Vikas Dhull granted the anticipatory bail to Tytler on Friday by imposing certain conditions including furnishing a bail bond of Rs 1 lakh and not to tamper with the evidence related to the case.

ACMM after taking cognisance of the chargesheet issued summons to Tyler for his appearance before the court on Saturday.

After investigation, CBI has filed the chargesheet on May 20 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 then Prime minister Indira Gandhi on October 31, 1984.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case : Delhi court accepts bail bond of Cong leader Jagdish Tytler

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