1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar evades question on his conviction in the case

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New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Congress leader Sajjan Kumar evaded question on his conviction in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case on Tuesday. The Congress leader was convicted in the case by Delhi High Court on December 17 and was provided life imprisonment. The court while reading the judgement prohibited Sajjan Kumar to leave NCT of Delhi and asked him to provide to the CBI the address and mobile number(s) where he can be contacted. The court had also asked him to surrender before December 31 while imposing a fine of Rs 5 lakh. The court had also made observations in the investigations into 34-year-old case which pertains to the murder of 5 Sikhs in the Delhi Cantonment area during riots of 1984. Kumar was earlier acquitted by a trial court in 2013.

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