Sajjan Kumar

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC asks CBI to apprise it of Sajjan Kumar​'s trial​ status

The CBI told a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer that Kumar, who was a sitting MP in 1984, was the kingpin of the massacre of Sikhs in the national capital in 1984.

published on : 8th April 2019

Sajjan Kumar instigated mob to kill Sikhs in 1984 riots, witness tells court

The court has now posted the matter for April 9 for further proceedings in the case.

published on : 28th March 2019

Anti-Sikh riot: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s bail plea to be taken up on April 8

On February 25, Justice Khanna had recused himself from hearing Kumar’s plea when he was sitting in a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi.

published on : 26th March 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Justice Khanna recuses from hearing Sajjan Kumar's appeal 

Justice Khanna had earlier also recused himself from hearing Kumar's appeal.

published on : 25th March 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: CBI seeks dismissal of Sajjan Kumar's plea in Supreme Court

The CBI said that Kumar's 'political clout clouded fair and speedy investigation and derailed justice for the victims' of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

published on : 15th March 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Justice Sanjiv Khanna recuses from hearing Sajjan Kumar's appeal 

The case in which Kumar was convicted and sentenced relates to the killing of five Sikhs in Delhi Cantonment's Raj Nagar Part-I area of southwest Delhi on November 1-2, 1984.

published on : 25th February 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar produced in Delhi court

In the case before the trial court, three persons -- Kumar, Brahmanand Gupta and Ved Prakash -- are facing trial on charges of murder and rioting pertaining to the killing of Surjit Singh in Sultanpur

published on : 28th January 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court issues production warrant against Sajjan Kumar

In the case before the trial court, three persons -- Kumar, Brahmanand Gupta and Ved Prakash -- are facing trial on charges of murder and rioting pertaining to the killing of Surjit Singh.

published on : 22nd January 2019

1984 riots: SC seeks CBI’s response on Sajjan plea

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi admitted Kumar’s appeal for hearing and also issued notice to the CBI on his bail plea.

published on : 15th January 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC notice to CBI on Sajjan Kumar's appeal

A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also issued notice on Kumar's bail plea.

published on : 14th January 2019

Sikh inmates to be kept away from Sajjan Kumar's ward in Delhi's Mandoli jail

The former Congress leader, who was brought to the jail by the police following his medical examination at a Delhi government hospital, would be lodged in prison number 14, the sources said.

published on : 31st December 2018

Rise and fall of Sajjan Kumar

Kumar's conviction in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, signalled the end of his career, culminating with his incarceration after he surrendered on Monday.

published on : 31st December 2018

Ex-Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, surrenders, to be lodged in Mandoli jail

Earlier in the day, former MLAs Kishan Khokhar and Mahender Yadav, who were convicted in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, surrendered before a Delhi court Monday to serve a 10-yr jail term.

published on : 31st December 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Two convicts surrender, Sajjan Kumar likely to surrender later in day

Khokhar and Yadav surrendered before Metropolitan Magistrate Aditi Garg after the court accepted their application to surrender.

published on : 31st December 2018

1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar likely to surrender before court on December 31

Kumar's lawyer said options are running out for him as the Supreme Court is not likely to grant a hearing to his appeal against the high court verdict during the vacation, which is ending on January 1

published on : 27th December 2018
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