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Sajjan Kumar appears at Patiala Court in another case of anti-Sikh riots

The second case against Kumar was filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the recommendation of the Nanavati Commission

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File photo | Photo: PTI
File photo | Photo: PTI

on Thursday appeared before House Court for hearing in the 2nd case registered by CBI on the recommendation of

Kumar is facing trial on charges of murder and rioting in 1984 case pertaining to killing in Delhi's Sultanpuri.

The second case against Kumar was filed by the (CBI) on the recommendation of the

The court today adjourned the matter for hearing on January 22.

Hearing was adjourned as Sajjan Kumar's main didn't appear before House Court today for cross examination of witnesses in the case

Earlier this month, on December 17, the High Court, while hearing the first case, convicted and sentenced Kumar to life imprisonment.

During Monday's ruling, the bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel asked the 73-year-old former (MP) to surrender before December 31. The Court also directed him to not leave and levied a fine of Rs 5 lakh on him.

According to official records, about 2,800 Sikhs were killed across India, including 2,100 in Delhi, during the clashes, which broke out after was assassinated by two of her Sikh bodyguards.

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First Published: Thu, December 20 2018. 10:48 IST