Court reserves verdict in 1984 riots case against Sajjan Kumar

A city court on Wednesday reserved its judgment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and five others.

Written by Aneesha Mathur | New Delhi | Published: April 4, 2013 1:46:41 am

A city court on Wednesday reserved its judgment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and five others.

The case relates to the murder of five Sikh men in Raj Nagar area near Delhi Cantonment,between November 1 and 4,1984.

The final arguments from all parties were concluded on Wednesday,with the CBI informing the court that the agency had given “an honest account of what each individual witness had seen”.

The defence counsels had stated that there had been “material contradictions” in the statements of the witnesses.

District Judge J R Aryan fixed the matter for April 16 for clarification,if any,from CBI or the six accused after they concluded final arguments in the case. “Judgment is reserved. To come up for clarification,if any,on April 16,” the judge said.The court is expected to announce date for judgment on April 16.

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