November 22, 2018 5:01 pm
The Delhi High Court had given them time till today to surrender, failing which it had ordered the Station House Officers to take them into custody.
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.
October 31, 2018 3:13 pm
In March 2015, a trial court had acquitted the 16 personnel.
May 28, 2017 1:54 am
As events unfolded, we would find out that the PAC, the armed wing of the Uttar Pradesh Police, had picked up dozens of Muslims from Hashimpura
February 04, 2016 2:43 am
s. With a hearing in the case scheduled before the Delhi High Court on February 17, a complainant in the case said the future course of action was under consideration and will be finalised soon in consultation with the victims’ lawyer, Vrinda Grover.
October 21, 2015 2:34 am
The bench is in the process of hearing appeals against the acquittal of the PAC personnel, who were allegedly responsible for the murder of 42 Muslim men during communal tensions in Meerut in 1987.
July 09, 2015 5:48 am
On June 5, the UP government decided to award a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to legal heirs of 38 persons who were killed in the police firing.
June 11, 2015 2:26 am
The decision comes four days after the government released Rs 2.24 crore for the families of 42 Hashimpura victims who were allegedly killed by state PAC officials in 1987.
June 06, 2015 1:29 am
UP has also decided to challenge the Hashimpura case verdict in the Delhi HC.