Death sentence for convict Yashpal Singh ; life imprisonment for  Naresh Sherawat in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

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First sentencing in the case after the Special Investigation Team (SIT) took over the probe in 2015. 

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: The Delhi Patiala House Court  pronounced death sentence for convict Yashpal Singh and announced life imprisonment for another convict Naresh Sherawat in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Both were convicted on 15 November  for killing two young Sikhs in Delhi’s Mahipalpur area after the assassination of erstwhile Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

The quantum of sentence in the double murder case was announced today amid tight security outside the court. A massive ruckus was created outside the court premises while the suspects were going back. Due to this, a large security deployment was made outside.

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