Sajjan should not have been given anticipatory bail: SIT to Delhi HC

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Congress leader Sajjan Kumar should not have been granted anticipatory bail by a trial court in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, the Delhi High Court was today told by a Special Investigation Team (SIT). Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Sanjay Jain, appearing for the SIT which is probing the charges against him, told Justice Anu Malhotra… Read more »

HC grants bail to 1984 anti-Sikh riots case convict

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The Delhi High Court today granted bail on medical grounds to an 89-year-old convict serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A vacation bench of Justices Manmohan and Yogesh Khanna released retired naval officer Captain Bhagmal on bail till July four on the ground that he has to undergo a surgery. The court… Read more »

What action taken on witness claim agnst Tytler

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A Delhi court today asked CBI to inform it about the efforts made by it to ascertain claims of controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma that Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who was given a clean chit in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, influenced a witness and made hawala transactions. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate SPS Laler asked… Read more »

1984 riots: Court reserves order afresh on transfer pleas

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A Delhi court has reserved its order for February 12 on pleas of three accused who, along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar are facing trial in a  seeking transfer of the case on the ground of jurisdiction. District Judge Rakesh Siddhartha, who recently took over the charge, heard the arguments afresh on the applications and… Read more »

Sikh protests at 10 Janpath, Congress office

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On the second day of protests, Sikh groups shouted slogans outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence and the Congress office Thursday, over the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Burning effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sajjan Kumar, different Sikh groups gathered outside Gandhi’s 10 Janpath residence. “Over… Read more »

Anti-Sikh riots case: HC verdict on Sajjan’s plea tomorrow

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On a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court order framing charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case related to the killings of six persons the Delhi High court will pronounce its verdict. Justice Suresh Kait, who had reserved the order in December last year, will pronounce the verdict at 10.30… Read more »