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Tytler refuses to take lie detector test

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

New Delhi, May 22: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler has refused to give consent to undergoing lie-detector test in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Tytler, in an affidavit filed before Additiol Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Shivali Sharma, refused to undergo the test. Meanwhile. prosecution witness and arms dealer Abhishek Verma’s counsel sought more time saying that his client was unwell. The defence counsel told the court that he needs more time for his persol appearance so he can explain the conditions for undergoing the test. The court allowed Verma’s plea and listed the matter for June 2 for further proceedings. On May 9, the court asked Tytler and Verma to make their stands clear — by persol appearance or an affidavit on May 22 — whether they will undergo lie-detector test in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. (IANS)

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