Punjab

'Justice Delayed is Justice Denied'

December 17, 2018 01:28 PM

 

The Delhi High Court Monday sentenced Congress leader Sajjan Kumar to life imprisonment in a case pertaining to the killing of five member of a Sikh family during the 1984 massacre reported Indian Express.

A bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel also made clear that Kumar’s life imprisonment will be for remainder of his life.

It directed Kumar not to leave the national capital and surrender before the court concerned on or before December 31. The court also imposed a cost of Rs one lakh on Kumar.

It held Kumar guilty of criminal conspiracy, promoting enmity, and acts against communal harmony.

Besides Kumar, the bench upheld the trial court order awarding life term to former congress councillor Balwan Khokhar, retired naval officer Captain Bhagalpur and Girdhari Lal.

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