Life Imprisonment for Sajjan Kumar: Delhi HC

New Delhi: The Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and others got life imprisonment from the Delhi High Court today, in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case and was asked by the Court to surrender by December 31.

The trial court had acquitted the Congress leader and five others before in a case related to killing of five people in Delhi Cantonment area following the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 31st,1984.

After acquittal, the case came to the Delhi High Court bench, where the judgement was reversed by Justice S. Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel by convicting them.

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