The Delhi Excessive Courtroom on Thursday prolonged the parole granted to Captain Bhagmal, convicted and sentenced to life time period in a 1984 anti Sikh riots case, by three months, saying he was over 90 years outdated.
Bhagmal’s parole, final prolonged on March 20, was to run out on Thursday.
Justice Suresh Kumar Kait stated, “Protecting in view the truth that age of petitioner (Bhagmal) is greater than 90 years, I hereby lengthen the parole of the petitioner for an additional interval of three months on the identical phrases and situations as imposed vide order dated March 20, 2020.”
The excessive court docket stated that Bhagmal must give up after expiry of the three month parole.
He was convicted and awarded life time period for the homicide of 5 members of a household in Delhi Cantonment’s Raj Nagar space on November 1, 1984, after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Delhi authorities standing counsel Rahul Mehra opposed the plea for extension saying that the convict was on parole since September 19 final yr and it was already prolonged as soon as on March 20, 2020 for 2 months.
Captain Bhagmal had sought extension of parole on the bottom that he’s over 90 years outdated and that he’s susceptible to the coronavirus an infection attributable to his poor medical situation.
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