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In 15-point plea, 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar seeks more time to surrender

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted to serve the rest of his life in jail for killing five people in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, has asked the Delhi high court to let him spend 30 more days with his family.
In a 15-point request to put off his jail term by a month, Sajjan Kumar has spoken about how the high court’s verdict finding him guilty had stunned him and needed time to prep for the jail sentence.(PTI)
In a 15-point request to put off his jail term by a month, Sajjan Kumar has spoken about how the high court’s verdict finding him guilty had stunned him and needed time to prep for the jail sentence.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 20, 2018 07:56 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByRicha Banka

UAE sentences British academic to life in prison for spying

Matthew Hedges, a 31-year-old PhD student in Middle Eastern Studies at Durham University, was arrested at Dubai airport on May 5. British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt has travelled to the UAE to make representations on his behalf.
British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said consular officials have been in close contact with the academic’s family and the case “will have repercussions for the relationship between our two countries, which has to be built on trust”.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
British foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt said consular officials have been in close contact with the academic’s family and the case “will have repercussions for the relationship between our two countries, which has to be built on trust”.(Reuters/Picture for representation)
Updated on Nov 21, 2018 06:42 PM IST
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London | ByAssociated Press
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