Congress leader Jagdish Tytler has been directed by a Delhi court to appear before it tomorrow on a CBI plea seeking permission to conduct lie detection test on him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Besides Mr. Tytler, the CBI has also sought conduct of the test on arms dealer Abhishek Verma.
In February, the CBI had sought the court’s permission for lie-detector tests on Tytler and Verma. Tytler is accused of leading a mob in the 1984 Pul Bangash case in which three Sikhs were killed.Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate on Wednesday asked Mr. Tytler and Mr. Verma to appear before him on Friday at 4 p.m. to ascertain their stand on the plea.
CBI in its plea said, “For the purpose of further investigation, polygraph test (lie detection test) needs to be conducted on Abhishek Verma and Jagdish Tytler”.Mr. Tytler has been given a clean chit by the CBI thrice in the case, but the probe agency has been directed by the court to further investigate the matter.
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