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Anti-sikh riot victim dies

india Updated: Feb 17, 2009 14:54 IST

An anti-sikh riot victim with a paralysed body lying on bed since last 25 years and a key witness in former union minister Sajan Kumar case, expired at his Mohali residence on Monday without any justice.

Stating this in Moga on Tuesday, Karnail Singh Peer Mohammed, President of All India Sikh Students Federation said that it was unfortunate that the Punjab government had failed to give any justice to the victim Gurcharan Singh who suffered heavy loss when mob allegedly led by Sajan Kumar threw him in a burning vehicle in front of his house in Uttam Nagar colony during the 1984 anti-sikh riots in Delhi.

He was survived by half burnt body and lying on bed at the resident of his two brothers near Mohali. Peer Mohammed said he struggled for getting compensation of Rs two lakh and it was unfortunate that the state government had failed to give him justice as it was being done with anti-sikh riot families.

He said that the Federation tookup his case and only then the CBI recorded his statement in April 2008 in Sajan Kumar's case. Peer Mohammed appealed to Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for his personal intervention to give justice to the riot-effected families seeking justice.