CHANDIGARH, Punjab—The Sarbat Khalsa appointed Akal Takht Jathedar Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has been acquitted by the Ludhiana based court of an additional sessions judge in a case pertaining to bomb blast occurred near Ludhiana’s clock tower in 1995. It is learnt that all the pending cases against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara have now got cleared.
Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara was facing charges in around 37 cases including the Beant “Singh” assassination case. He has been acquitted in 31 out of these total 37 cases while in six cases he was held guilty and addressed punishment in the form of sentence.
Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has already served the sentence addressed to him in 5 out of these 6 cases, however in sixth case, which pertains to the assassination of the former Punjab CM Beant “Singh”, he is serving a life sentence.
Confirming the development, Bhai Hawara’s legal counsel Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur informed that now the way has been paved for the parole of Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara. “We will now approach the Jail authorities seeking parole of Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara,” he added.