DSGMC welcomes SC’s decision of re-opening 186 cases of 1984 Sikh massacre
New Delhi, December 4 : The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa today welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court on constitution of two member Special Investigation Team (SIT) for investigating cases related with 1984 sikh genocide and said that the decision will help speedy investigation of these 186 cases.
In a statement released here today, Mr. Sirsa said that with the ruling of the SC on two member SIT now the path has been cleared for speedy investigation, prosecution and ultimately delivering justice to the victim families. He said that the DSGMC had filed the petition for reinvestigation of 186 closed earlier citing lack of evidence but the DSGMC believes that proper investigation under the supervision of highest court will lead to surfacing the evidence as well and proper adjudication of cases.
He said that sikh community has been waiting for justice in this worst ever genocide of the world in which a ruling party had targeted a particular community and several thousand innocent men, women and children were hacked to death by the goons of the Congress party in Delhi and other parts of the country. He said that with the today’s decision the community is hopeful that now big fish like Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler will also face the cases.
He said that recent decision in a similar case in which one guilty has been awarded capital punishment and the other has been awarded life term, have boosted the hopes of the sikh community. He said that like this case, now other cases will be investigated fast track and hope justice will be finally delivered.
Mr. Sirsa reaffirmed the commitment of the DSGMC and the Shiromani Akali Dal under the leadership of S. Sukhbir Singh Badal to take these cases to their logical conclusion and ensure justice for the victims and punishment for the guilty.