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Justice SN Dhingra to supervise probe in 186 anti-Sikh riot in 1984

Jan 13, 2018 04:09
New Delhi
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Headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra, a bench on Wednesday has asked the Centre to suggest names for its consideration and appointment in the proposed SIT.

A bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud directed the government to suggest names on Wednesday itself for the proposed SIT, which will be headed by a retired high court judge and will include a serving IPS officer and a retired IPS officer “not below the rank of IG”.

The Supreme Court constituted a three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to monitor the probe into the riot cases that followed the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1984.

Former Delhi High Court judge Justice SN Dhingra was set up by the Supreme Court to supervise further probe into 186 anti-Sikh riot cases. 

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The Supreme Court said the supervisory body, appointed by it has found that out of 241 cases, 186 cases were closed without investigation.

The apex court on Wednesday thoroughly read the report of the supervisory body which was submitted before it in a sealed box.

On August 16 last year, the apex court had appointed a supervisory committee to examine whether the decision of the government-appointed SIT to close 241 cases related to the riots “was correct or not”. The court gave the supervisory panel, comprising former SC Judges J M Panchal and K S P Radhakrishnan, three months time to submit its report.

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Justice Dhingra, who had retired from Delhi High Court, had dealt with several high-profile cases including the 2001 Parliament Attack case as trial judge.

He was recently in the news for heading a one-man panel that probed Haryana land scam allegedly involving Robert Vadra, the son-in-law UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Justice Dhingra, as the judge of the trial court, had dealt with 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases and in about 16 cases, his judgement had resulted in conviction of accused persons.

Jan 13, 2018 04:09
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