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1984 Genocide: victims oppose Sajjan’s plea to drop witnesses

New Delhi: The victims in a 1984 Sikh genocide case today opposed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s plea to drop nine CBI witnesses in a Delhi court, saying they are “very important” and leaving them out will be miscarriage of justice. “The CBI had filed a consolidated charge sheet of three separate FIRs and the nine prosecution witnesses, who are very important ...

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Senior advocate Phoolka urges special security for 1984 Sikh Genocide case witnesses

Amritsar, Punjab: Senior advocate HS Phoolka has written letter to Delhi commissioner of police to provide security cover to Joginder Singh, Sheela Kaur and Popro Kaur, all witnesses of the Sajjan Kumar case. While talking to TOI on Monday, Phoolka informed that Delhi high court had directed to provide appropriate security to witness of November 1984 case wherein Sajjan Kumar ...

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HC refers Genocide witness protection plea to legal services authority

CBI files report before court, saying 3 witnesses had expressed fear New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Wednesday referred to the Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) a public interest litigation (PIL) seeking directions to provide protection to witnesses in 1984 Sikh genocide cases allegedly involving senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. A bench of chief justice NV Ramana and justice Pradeep ...

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1984 Sikh genocide: US court summons Sonia Gandhi

Jalandhar, Punjab: On a complaint by a Sikh group, a US federal court has issued summons against Congress party president Sonia Gandhi for shielding party officials allegedly involved in inciting attacks on Sikhs in November 1984. A class action suit against Sonia Gandhi has been filed by “Sikhs for Justice” (SFJ), a US-based human rights group, along with victims of ...

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Sikh genocide: BJP campaign appeals to Pranab Mukherjee for justice

Jammu: A Delhi court had on April 30 acquitted Kumar in an Sikh genocide case, leading to protests by members of the community who are demanding reopening of the case against him. BJP on Thursday started a signature campaign here seeking President Pranab Mukherjee’s intervention on behalf of the victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide who the party alleged had ...

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