Tag Archives: Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar

Apex court cites delay, mental illness to give Bhullar life

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday commuted to life the death sentence awarded to Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar convicted in a deadly Delhi car bombing, citing eight-year delay in deciding his mercy plea and his mental illness. Relief to Bhullar is the latest in a string of orders that the top court has passed after its landmark ruling ...

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DSGMC hails relief to Bhullar

New Delhi: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh G.K. today welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court which commuted the death penalty of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar. The DSGMC took up the case of Bhullar at different levels. “Bhullar never deserved the sentence as the basis on which he was sentenced to death was weak and one ...

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Supreme Court decision may pave the way for Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar’s death sentence to be commuted to life imprisonment

Delhi: In a verdict that will have some serious fallout, the Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that an inordinate delay in deciding on mercy petitions is valid ground for commuting death sentence to life imprisonment. The verdict came in a petition moved in the Supreme Court by four associates of the slain forest brigand Veerappan. Their mercy petitions were recently ...

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Forum demands stay on execution of Bhullar

Patiala, Punjab: The All India Equality Forum, Punjab (State Unit), has demanded a permanent stay on the execution of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, who was convicted for Delhi car bombing, on the grounds that he was mentally unfit. Dr DS Bhullar, Senior State Vice President of the forum, said there was no need to re-examine Bhullar once a medical board ...

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Bhullar hanging: Delhi Govt refers case to MHA

New Delhi, India: The Delhi Government has stayed the execution of 1993 Delhi blast case convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar on grounds of mental health and referred his case to the Union Home Ministry after a medical board examining him said he was in severe depression. Bhullar’s file has been sent back to Tihar Jail by Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejinder ...

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