Sajjan Kumar

1984 riots case: SC refuses to grant interim bail to convict Sajjan Kumar on medical grounds

Senior advocate Vikas Singh, appearing for Kumar, argued that interim bail be granted to Kumar on health grounds as he has been in jail for 20 months and has lost nearly 16 kg weight.

published on : 4th September 2020

Anti-Sikh riots: SC declines interim bail on health grounds to Sajjan Kumar

Like Kumar, former Congress councilor Balwan Khokhar, who is also serving life term and ex-MLAs Mahender Yadav, undergoing 10 years imprisonment in the same case, could not get any relief.

published on : 14th May 2020

SC asks 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar to be medically examined by AIIMS doctors

Sajjan Kumar, who has been behind bars since December 31, 2018, after he turned himself over to the law enforcers on being convicted and awarded the life sentence by the Delhi High Court.

published on : 5th March 2020

SC to hear 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar's bail plea on Wednesday

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India SA Bobde asked if the bail application was filed with an affidavit containing all the health details.

published on : 3rd March 2020

SC refuses interim relief to Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The apex court also said that it will consider medical report from the AIIMS on the health condition of Kumar after completing the hearing in the Sabarimala reference matter.

published on : 14th February 2020

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Ex-Cong leader Sajjan Kumar moves HC seeking time till January 31 to surrender

Advocate Anil Sharma, representing Kumar, said they need some more time to file an appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the high court's verdict.

published on : 20th December 2018

Anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler asked not to sit on main dais at Congress fast against communalism

While a Congress leader said on anonymity that Tytler and Kumar were asked not to sit on the stage, the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the BJP was seeking to create a controversy.

published on : 9th April 2018

Getting threats for pursuing 1984 riots case: Key witness to court

According to court sources, Kaur told the court that she saw Congress leader Sajjan Kumar instigate a mob in the national capital's Sultanpuri area in 1984.

published on : 15th January 2018

Anti-Sikh riots case: Delhi High Court to hear plea against Sajjan Kumar

Earlier on July 19, the Delhi High Court heard Kumar's plea seeking cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted by the trial court related to killing of three Sikhs in West Delhi during the riots.

published on : 30th November 2017

Anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler face assassination threat, say Punjab Police

The Punjab Police have received alerts that Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler and six other leaders are on the hit-list of Sikh radicals and face assassination threat.

published on : 15th November 2017

Congress red-faced as former PM Manmohan Singh shares dais with 1984 riots accused

According to sources, the former prime minister and Sajjan Kumar, along with several other leaders, attended a meeting of the newly-constituted Delhi state unit.

published on : 7th October 2017