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Court satisfied with 1984 riots case's video recording arrangement

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  30 Jan 2016 12:00 AM GMT

NEW DELHI, Jan 29: A court, hearing 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar, on Friday expressed satisfaction over arrangements of video recording of the proceedings of the matter and fixed April 26 to resume the trial.

District Judge Amar th fixed April 26 for resumption of the trial. After seeing the arrangements, the court said “now the proceedings of this case can be videographed”.

The Delhi High Court on November 30, 2015, had transferred a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which Sajjan Kumar is an accused, from the Karkardooma court to Patiala House court, while directing that the court proceedings should be videographed. Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and two other accused last month told court that they would bear the expenses of video recording of the proceedings. The court had scheduled the matter for Friday for inspecting the working of video recording system. Sajjan Kumar with Brahmand Gupta and Ved Prakash is facing trial in connection with killings of Sikhs in Sultanpuri in north Delhi during the anti-Sikh riots that erupted in the wake of the assassition of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi by two of her Sikh security guards. (IANS)


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