1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22

The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of second case against former congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to instigating a mob to kill Sikhs on November 1,1984.
The Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of second case against former congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to instigating a mob to kill Sikhs on November 1,1984.

1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22

The  Delhi High Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing of second case against former congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to instigating a mob to kill Sikhs on November 1,1984.

The Delhi HC adjourned the case for hearing on January 22,2019.  Sajjan Kumar is facing trial on charges of murder and rioting in Sultanpuri area in Delhi.

1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22
1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22

The case was registered against Sajjan Kumar by Central  Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the recommendations of Nanavati Commission.

Earlier, on Monday Delhi High Court on 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 adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22
1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22

The High Court sentenced sentenced Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh. The Delhi High Court had also asked Sajjan Kumar to surrender before December 31.

1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22
1984 anti sikh riots : Delhi HC adjourned second case against Sajjan Kumar till January 22

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

– PTC News