“Targeted Killing Of Unarmed And Defenceless People By Police”: Delhi HC Sentence 16 Policemen To Life Imprisonment In Hashimpura Massacre Case

“Targeted Killing Of Unarmed And Defenceless People By Police”: Delhi HC Sentence 16 Policemen To Life Imprisonment In Hashimpura Massacre Case

The Delhi High Court has set aside the trial court judgement that had acquitted 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) officials in the 1987 Hashimpura mass murder case. The Court convicted all the accused and sentenced them to life imprisonment. “Family of the victims had to wait 31 years to get justice, and monetary relief cannot…