Delhi High Court reopens 5 cases related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The High Court has appointed three lawyers as amicus curiae and has directed Delhi Police to trace the complainants.

The Delhi High Court today reopened 5 cases related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots that were closed in 1986.

The High Court has appointed three lawyers as amicus curiae and has directed Delhi Police to trace the complainants.

The police have been directed to serve notices to the complainant to appear before court by April 20.

All the five cases are related to the deaths that took place in Delhi Cantt and Sultanpur regions.

The Supreme Court on Friday had asked the Union government to submit files pertaining to 199 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which the special investigation team had decided to close.

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