1984 anti-Sikh riots: 85-year-old eyewitness appears before panel

  • | Monday | 1st April, 2019

If SIT wants, we can arrange for them a premises for the office purpose,” said Sardar Mokam Singh, member of SIT coordination committee. When my husband pleaded before them to spare their sons, they mercilessly thrashed him too folowing which he suffered cardiac arrest and died later. “The SIT should initiate a probe in this regard as now we have with us 12 eyewitnesses. Thereafter, the mob plundered and looted valuables from my house. Now, she along with eleven eyewitnesses will be presented before the SIT soon,” Manu added.The woman still vividly remembers the morning of November 1, 1984, and shudders while narrating the ordeal she and her family members had gone through, he said.She said the mob, led by a local politician and some influential people of the locality, raising provocative slogans, barged into her house with weapons, pounced on her two sons.“After brutally assaulting them, the mob dragged them on the road.

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