In a recent development, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the death of two men killed by a mob in central Delhi, has decided to close the case as no evidence against any accused could be collected during the reinvestigation. Delhi police informed the same to the court on Thursday.

The case was re-opened in 2015 after orders from Ministry of Home Affairs. An SIT was constituted which further investigated the case.

According to PTI, the police, in its latest 16-page report filed before the court, said, “No incriminating direct or circumstantial evidence is available against any person. Hence, further investigation of the case has been closed.

The court issued notice to the family members of the victims who were killed by the mob near ISBT Kashmiri gate on November 1, 1984 in the riots that broke out after the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. The victims were immediately rushed to the hospital where they were decelerated brought dead.

During the investigation the identity of the accused could not be established. After the reinvestigation the police maintained the same stand that the identity of the accused could not be confirmed by the witnesses.

First Published | 20 July 2017 7:45 PM
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