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BJP seeks Rajnath's nod for Tytler's prosecution in '84 riots case

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A BJP delegation on Friday met demanding immediate prosecution of on the basis of fresh evidence in the 1984 riots case.

The delegation of the Delhi (BJP) leaders was led by party's Secretary, They also submitted a memorandum.

In the memorandum, the BJP leaders said, "In view of the new video CD which has come out where Tytler can be seen admitting his involvement in the massacre of hundreds of Sikhs during the 1984 anti carnage (following the assassination of former Indira Gandhi)" Tytler's role should be probed.

On Monday, GK had released a video clip of a purported sting operation recorded in 2011, showing Tytler in conversation with a few people.

Earlier, also met Singh supporting the demand of the Sikh leaders for fresh prosecution of Tytler and requested him to refer the matter to the Special Investigation Team (SIT).

"In view of this fresh evidence fresh prosecution of Tytler can ensure his conviction, which will give solace to thousands of victim families," the Sikh BJP delegation said.

On Thursday, Tytler lodged a complaint against GK, accusing him of circulating "doctored" video clip showing the

Tytler filed the complaint with the station and the Cyber Cell of



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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 15:10 IST