Anti-Sikh riot case: CBI seeks permission to conduct lie detector test on Jagdish Tytler

| Updated: Feb 10, 2017 00:35 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb. 9 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday sought permission from a Delhi court to conduct lie detector test on Jagdish Tytler, the main accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Besides Tytler, CBI has also sought conduct of the test on arms dealer Abhishek Verma. The case pertains to death of three Sikhs in the aftermath of the riots that broke out after the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi. Tytler has been given a clean chit by the CBI thrice in the case but the agency has been directed by the court to further investigate the matter. Verma has made several statements to CBI against the senior Congress leader that he allegedly pressurised witnesses in the case. (ANI)