1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court order re-investigation of 186 cases closed by SIT

Supreme Court: The Supreme Court directed the re-investigation of the 186 cases that were filed after the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that killed thousands of people. Special Investigation Team that was probing the cases had earlier closed the investigation.

The Court, re-directing the investigation, said that a 3-member committee headed by a retire High Court judge will conduct a fresh probe in the matter.

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots broke out as a response to the assassination of former Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi.

Source: ANI

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