NEW DELHI: A Sikh youth allegedly tried out to assault and hurled abuses at senior Congress leader and 1984 anti-Sikh riots circumstance accused Jagdish Tytler at a relationship perform in South Delhi’s Chattarpur area late Saturday night time. Tytler escaped unhurt and the accused, 23-12 months-previous Sehaj Umang Bhatia, was arrested.
Bhatia allegedly threw a piece of glass at Tytler and abused him for the duration of the marriage ceremony reception at a farm house in Mehrauli.
“Tytler was listed here to show up at a marriage when Sehaj Umang Singh Bhatia threw a piece of glass at him and hurled abuses. Tytler was, nonetheless, not hit and was escorted to his car safely and securely,” DCP (South) Prem Nath explained.
The attack will come a working day right after a Delhi courtroom refused to settle for the CBI’s closure report and directed it to perform more investigation into the scenario from Tytler. The Congress chief was accused of engineering riots in opposition to the Sikh group in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination on 31 Oct 1984.
Sehaj instructed reporters, “It was preposterous that somebody who experienced killed three,000 men and women was having exciting. I called this gentleman (Tytler) ‘hatyaara’ (killer) and rioter. It is absurd that in a region like ours any person who has killed 3,000 men and women roams close to freely having fun. And, if I speak my coronary heart out in public, I have to be reprimanded and taken to the police.” Sehaj was taken into custody, but was later on presented bail.
Former Aam Aadmi Get together leader and senior advocate HS Phoolka demanded an enquiry into the assault on Tytler and explained, “There should be enquiry on how the youth arrived at him. There should be a complete enquiry on whether or not this incident was authentic or whether or not he did this to create sympathy.”