Sikh riots case: SC quashes Sajjan's appeal against murder charge

SajjanA bench led by Justice A K Patnaik refused to admit Kumar's plea in Sultanpuri case.

The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed an appeal by Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against putting him on trial under murder charge in an anti-Sikh riot case.

A bench led by Justice A K Patnaik refused to admit Kumar's plea in Sultanpuri case wherein one person, Surjit Singh, had lost his life during riots.

The bench said the court would not entertain his plea on technical grounds and that he must face the trial now.

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