Centre accepts Justice Dhingra committee report on Delhi Police's role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

New Delhi [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has accepted Justice Dhingra committee report into the role of Delhi Police in 1984 anti-Sikh riots and that it will take action accordingly.

A Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde has allowed the petitioner S Gurlad Singh Kahlon, a member of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, to file suggestions on the report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT).

The petition has sought an inquiry into the role of 62 policemen named in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

The apex court had in January 2018 constituted the SIT, headed by former Delhi High Court judge Justice SN Dhingra and comprising retired IPS officer Rajdeep Singh and serving IPS officer Abhishek Dular, to supervise further probe into the 186 riots cases, in which closure reports had been filed earlier. (ANI)