1984 Sikh Genocide Accused Has Bail Cancelled

File Photo: Houses of Sikhs burnt down during 1984

NEW DELHI, India—Bail for Captain Bhagmal, a key culprit in the 1984 Sikh Genocide, has been retracted by the Delhi High Court yesterday, and has been ordered to surrender by July 17.

The retired Indian naval officer Captain Bhagmal has been on bail since March 24 on supposed medical grounds. He was granted bail by the court to be treated for an enlarged prostate but later he had extended his bail for an operation of his wife.

The probing agency Central Bureau of Investigation lodged a protest against the Court’s decision of granting him bail. The CBI had told the Delhi High Court in its status report that no serious cause was mentioned in Captain Bhagmal’s medical reports and even the doctors confirmed that these medical problems (enlarged prostate) were common in his age.  

Captain Bhagmal, a former Congress councilor Balwan Khokhar, and Girdhari Lal were sentenced to life in a case pertaining to the murder of five members of a family in Raj Nagar area of Delhi Cantonment on November 1, 1984.

 

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2 COMMENTS

  1. To avoid undergoing another GENOCIDE

    1) Do Not break Laws of Nations and follow the Constitution
    2) Do Not REBEL
    3) Avoid getting a Label of

    a) TERRORIST
    b) Khalistani

    Be careful of TRAPS of EMPIRES

  2. Lieutenant Bhagmal Singh joined Royal Indian Navy in 1949. He served the country for 36 Long years with utmost loyalty, honesty and dedication. He excelled in every task assigned. In every course / training he was the topper. He was a gunnery instructor admired by all his student officers. He was held in high esteem by everyone he worked with including Admiral Oliver Stanley Dawson. He is loved and respected by family, friends and coworkers. He worked tirelessly to improve the community. Anyone in need, anyone needing help – he was there, always eager to help. Everyone remembers him as a kind and loving person. Anyone who spoke with him for even five minutes was touched by his love, kindness and compassion. Sending innocent people to prison is not Justice, it is double injustice. Read more at – https://www.facebook.com/captbhagmalsingh

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