1984 Sikh riot cases that have been closed by the investigation agencies due to lack of shreds of evidence is ready to be reopened again. The government had formed SIT last year to look into the matter. The family members of the victims were not happy with the case result and were demanding since the verdict to reinvestigate the matter. SIT formed under the Union Home Minister now on Monday has decided to reopen the seven cases related to the 1984 genocide.
One of the accused in this case is present chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shri Kamal Nath. He is accused of not allowing police of that time to take necessary action for the safety of the Sikh community. Since the announcement of reinvestigation opposition leaders in MP is demanding his resignation. On the other hand, the Congress party is calling it a vendetta politics. They are saying that BJP is deliberately trying to frame its members in false cases.
Many eyewitnesses who were there at the time including reporters acknowledge his involvement. But due to lack of shreds of evidence he always got away. Even at the time of congress government, investigation agencies take off his name from the accused list deliberately. Now that government has decided to reopen the case its is expected that victims will get justice after 45 years.
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