General News

"Kamal Nath’s Arrest Set To Become Reality Soon," Says Sukhbir Singh Badal Following A Meeting With SIT Chairman On 1984 Sikhs Riot Case

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:


  • Badal informed that the party has achieved 'milestone in the quest for justice for 1984 Sikh genocide victims'
  • He informed that the SIT has agreed to reopen the case

After persistently leveling charges on Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal in a tweet notified that the Congress leader's arrest is 'set to be a reality soon' in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.   

In conclusion, Badal informed that the party has achieved 'milestone in the quest for justice for 1984 Sikh genocide victims' after SIT has decided to reopen the Parliament Street FIR wherein eyewitnesses accuse the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister of leading the mob of rioters. 

He even said that new shreds of evidence have been submitted to the SIT. 

He said: The SAD achieved a milestone in the quest for justice for 1984 Sikh Genocide victims by submitting fresh evidence to SIT. The SIT has decided to reopen Parliament Street FIR in which witnesses accuse MP CM of leading the murderous mob. Kamal Nath’s arrest is set to become a reality soon.

READ| Akali Dal Writes To SIT On 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots, Demands Probe Against M.P CM Kamal Nath. Read Letter Here

Earlier in the day, Akali Dal held a meeting with the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to reopen and launch a re-investigation in the case. 

On Thursday morning, Akali Dal's Manjinder Singh Sirsa told Republic TV that Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal took the matter to the Home Ministry, thus allowing SIT to re-open and launch a re-investigation in the case. 

He said, "The trial was concluded against five people, Kamal Nath was not included in that FIR and SIT was unable to open the case because they were not given that mandate. After my representation before the Home Ministry, Harsimrat Kaur Badal took up the issue with the Home Minister and then the Home Ministry passed a new order which says that now SIT has given a permission to reopen, reinvestigate all those cases where the trial has been concluded, there is an acquittal or sentence, the SIT can reopen the cases."

"Yesterday we got a call from the SIT and today (Thursday) we are supposed to give them a representation, we will be meeting the Chairman of SIT by 2 PM, we will give him the details of all witnesses, and we will request him to immediately to book Kamal Nath, record the statements of the witnesses and also arrest Kamal Nath and immediately file a chargsheet before the Court so the trial can be carried on," he added.  

WATCH: Akali Dal Renews Attack On Congress, Demands Arrest Of Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath For His Alleged Role In 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots