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Jul 12, 2013 at 01:59pm IST

Anti-Sikh riots: SC refuses to interfere in probe against Tytler

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with re-investigation of charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases.

The apex court said it is almost 30-years-old case and must reach the logical end. The lawyer said Tytler was at Indira Gandhi's residence when the riots took place. The court also said he does not need to be at the place where rioting took place to prove his involvement.

A lower court had a few days ago said that the role of Tytler should be reinvestigated in light of the Nanavati Commission report. Tytler had moved the Supreme Court aganist the lower court order which was upheld by the Delhi High Court.

The case relates to criminal culpability. The CBI had filed closure report twice in the case as there was no evidence against him. But two witnesses surfaced in the case and the trial court had ordered re-investigation in it.

Earlier, the high court had refused to entertain Tytler's plea.