1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC dismisses former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea

1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea
1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea

1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC dismisses former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea

 

The Delhi High Court on Friday rejected former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea. Sajjan Kumar had requested the Delhi High Court for 30 days to surrender. Sajjan Kumar will have to surrender before Delhi High Court before December 31.

1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea
1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea

Earlier, on Monday a dvision bench of the Delhi High Court had convicted congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case related to  to killing of five Sikhs  Gurpreet Singh, Kehar Singh, Narender Pal Singh, Raghuvender Singh and Kuldeep Singh.

1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea
1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea

The High Court sentenced sentenced Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh.

1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea
1984 anti-Sikh riots : Delhi HC cancelled former congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea

A day after, High Court’s judgement Sajjan Kumar had resigned from  the primary membership of Indian National Congress (INC).

– PTC News