Sunday, October 22, 2000,
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'84 riot victim ‘assaulted’ for filing affidavit

NEW DELHI, Oct 21 (PTI) — A victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, who had submitted an affidavit before the Justice G.T. Nanawati Commission probing the incidents of violence, today filed a complaint with the police alleging that he was assaulted by some unidentified people here yesterday after the news about his affidavit appeared in a local daily.

Riot victim Trilok Singh, whose father was killed in the violence in the Pahargunj area during the riots, in a complaint lodged at Tilak Nagar police station said that three-four persons had stopped him around 10 p.m. While he was returning home on his scooter.

“While one of them stood in front of my scooter holding it, others started physically assaulting me. They also threatened me of dire consequences,” Mr Trilok Singh said in the complaint, the copies of which were also sent to Home Minister L.K. Advani, Delhi Lieut- Governor Vijai Kapoor, Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Justice Nanawati and the Commissioner of Police.Back

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