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1984 riot case: Court directs Capt. Bhagmal to surrender by Monday

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

High on Thursday directed anti-Sikh riots convicted Retd. naval officer Capt. Bhagmal, who was held guilty of of a family of five in Raj Nagar area of Cantonment, to surrender by Monday.

The had rejected the bail of Capt. Bhagmal, who was serving life term and directed him to surrender. He was co-accused of leader Sajjan Kumar.

Earlier in May, the granted bail for a week to Capt. Bhagmal to look after his wife, who underwent an operation.

Khokhar, Captain Bhagmal, Girdhari Lal and two others were held guilty in a case, related to the of five members of a family, after the assassination of then prime minister

Three of them had challenged their conviction by the trial in May 2013.

The trial had acquitted Sajjan Kumar, but awarded life term to Khokhar, Bhagmal and Girdhari Lal.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 19:32 IST