New Dehli (February 16, 2012): Victims of Sikh Genocide of November 1984 held a justice rally outside Karkardooma Court where Additional Sessions Judge is hearing the 1984 victims’ appeal against the Clean Chit given to Jagdish Tytler by the CBI. Hundreds of protestors joined the Justice Rally to demand the prosecution of Congress (I) leader Tytler against the possible commutation of Kishori Lal’s sentence who butchered Sikhs during November 1984.
As per information available with “Sikh Siyasat” Advocate Kamna Vohra lawyer for the victims of November 1984 submitted a sworn affidavit of US based attorney Gurpatwant S. Pannun who represented witnesses late Giani Surinder Singh, Jasbir Singh and Resham Singh during CBI’s visit to USA in December 2008.
New Delhi, India (February 13, 2012): All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF – PeerMohammad) announced to file a PIL before Delhi High Court challenging the commutation of Kishori Lal’s sentence who has been convicted of murdering several Sikhs during November 1984. Lieutenant-Governor (L-G) Tejendra Khanna of Delhi has commuted the life sentence of Kishori Lal on the recommendation of the states Sentence Review Board (SRB). Kishori Lal, a butcher from Trilokpuri area of East Delhi was sentenced to death seven times by the trial court for murdering several Sikhs during November 1984 massacre.
New Delhi/Chandigarh (February 13, 2012): As per news reports from Delhi, Kishori Lal (48), a multiple-murder convict lodged in Tihar Jail since 1996, will soon be a free man. He was convicted for multiple counts of murders in a case related to 1984 Genocidal violence against Sikhs in Delhi. He was sentenced to imprisonment for life.
Kishori Lal, a former butcher who stayed in east Delhi’s Trilokpuri, had been accused of stabbing victims in the neighbourhood. He had been sentenced to death seven times by the lower courts. The Supreme Court, later, commuted them to life terms. Kishori Lal was among 25 people, convicted by city courts for offences connected to the 1984 genocidal violence against the Sikhs.