1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar’s request seeking more time to surrender rejected

(UNI) The Delhi High Court on Friday dismissed the plea of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar who was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in1984 anti-Sikh riots case on December 17, day after he had moved an application before the Court and sought 30 days’ time to surrender.

The Court had asked him to surrender by December 31 but he had on Thursday moved it seeking time till the end of January.

Kumar’s lawyer had said they need some more time to file an appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the high court’s verdict in which he was sentenced to life imprisonment.