Today, final report of SIT over 2002 Gujarat Communal riots, will be heard by a local court.
As per directions by the Supreme Court, Special Investigation Team (SIT) had handed over to investigate over all matter and filed a report.
The action had been taken on the complaint filed by Setalvad and Zakia Jaffery, widow of former Congress MP Ehsaan Jaffrey.
The complaint was related to Gulburg Society case where 69 people were killed during the communal riots in 2002.
A big controversy had been behind the 2002 riots related to top ministers’ name in it. Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi is one of them, is seeking to have role in riots by taking no action on that time against accused.
After investigating by questioning from several people along with Modi, SIT– appointed by Supreme Court, has not observed that Modi had involved in 2002 Godhra riots. It has not any “prosecutable evidence” against Modi, even did not have any evidence against other 57 leaders.
Godhra riots were accessed on Feburary 27, 2002 in which more than 1,200 people were killed, but Modi did not visit riot affected areas though he was at Godhra at that time.
Moreover SIT had filed the final report in a wrap cover to the court of Metropolitan in which a clean chit has given to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi among others for their role in 2002 post-Godhra riots.
Today, petitions filed by social activists Teesta Setalvad and Mukul Sinha regarding this case will be hearing by local court. The plea is against SIT report’s copies that were filed in a sealed cover.