1984 Sikh Genocide convict Sajjan Kumar appeals to Supreme Court against HC order

Following the Delhi HC's order on December 17, Sajjan Kumar had surrendered on December 31.

1984 Sikh Genocide convict and Former Congress veteran Sajjan Kumar has now appealed to the Supreme Court, against the Delhi High Court verdict which convicted and awarded him life imprisonment last month.

The court on December 17 had convicted Sajjan Kumar for killing five members of a Sikh family in West Delhi’s Raj Nagar Part- I and burning down a Gurudwara in Raj Nagar Part-II, reversing the acquittal order of a lower court. Sajjan Kumar had surrendered on 31st December last year. Sajjan Kumar had also said earlier that he will be approaching the Supreme Court, but could not to do so because of the winter vacations.

The apex court has sought Central Bureau of Investigation’s reply on the plea filed by Sajjan Kumar. The matter will be heard by the court after six weeks, that is next month.

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Sajjan Kumar had also appealed to Delhi court, seeking more time to surrender, so that he can settle his children and grandchildren. However, the court had rejected the plea, as it found no grounds to extend the date. Following which, Sajjan Kumar had approached Supreme Court, however there too, the plea was rejected.

The 1984 Anti-Sikh Genocide took place in the after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her own bodyguards, which resulted in brutal killings of thousands of Sikhs. Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler were accused of a direct role in orchestrating the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India.


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