November 02, 2018 12:30 am
UP PAC is one of several State Armed Police Forces who operate in addition to the regular state police, and are equipped to handle severe law and order situations. The ‘anti-Muslim’ narrative around the PAC gained traction after the 1987 Hashimpura killings.
November 02, 2018 12:12 am
The convictions three decades after the massacre indicate that justice can be achieved if institutions deliver on their mandate.
May 20, 2016 1:42 am
The court will now hear the plea on August 4 along with petitions moved by the NHRC and kin of the victims, challenging acquittal of the 16 former Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel accused in the case.
August 14, 2015 3:14 am
After a long-drawn legal battle, 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) personnel, accused of killing 42 Muslims in Meerut, were acquitted by a Delhi court in March.
May 15, 2015 3:16 am
The state government’s Law Department is currently drafting its appeal which it plans to file in the last week of this month and for which it has collected the report of Meerut District Magistrate.
March 22, 2015 9:11 am
PAC men, accused of killing 42 Muslims, get ‘benefit of doubt’.
March 22, 2015 1:24 am
The sixteen Uttar Pradesh police personnel were accused in the massacre where over 40 Muslim were killed.
February 21, 2015 4:24 pm
The court had earlier reserved the judgement on January 22 after hearing final arguments of the parties.