'84 Sikh riots: three found guilty

Updated on Mar 26, 2007 06:07 PM IST
The three accused had led a mob that attacked the house of one complainant in 1984 in an East Delhi locality.
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PTI | By, New Delhi

A Delhi Court on Monday convicted three men for lynching three members of a family in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Additional Sessions Judge Rajender Kumar Shastri held three accused Harparsad Bhardwaj, RP Tiwari and Jagdish Giri guilty of killing three members of a Sikh family including a Delhi Police Head Constable.

The accused had led a mob in November that attacked the house of a complainant Harminder Kaur in 1984 in an East Delhi locality after anti-Sikh riots broke out following the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

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