January 2, 2019 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: Sikh genocide 1984 convict Sajjan Kumar will be kept away from Sikh inmates in Mandoli Jail complex. The jail authorities say that it was a precautionary measure to prevent any possible attack on Indian politician who had led genocidal massacre of Sikhs in Delhi in November 1984. The politician who enjoyed state patronage and impunity for past three decades was convicted by Delhi High Court on December 17 when the High Court had reversed the decision of a trial court to acquit Sajjan Kumar in a case related to Sikh genocide 1984.
The Delhi High Court had awarded imprisonment for life to Sajjan Kumar and he was told surrender before lower court by December 31. On Monday (Dec. 31) Sajjan Kumar was brought to the Mandoli jail after he surrendered before the Karkardooma court here on Monday.
As per media reports the convicted Indian politician who was brought to the jail by the police following his medical examination at a Delhi government hospital, would be lodged in prison number 14.
The case in which he was convicted relates to the killing of five Sikhs in the Raj Nagar Part-I area in the Palam Colony of southwest Delhi on November 1-2, 1984 and the burning down of a Gurdwara in Raj Nagar Part-II.