A Delhi court docket Tuesday acquitted Shiromani Akali Dal chief Manjinder Singh Sirsa and 4 others in a case of rioting at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in Delhi in November 2012.
Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sachin Gupta granted reduction to Sirsa, Manjeet Singh GK, Kuldeep Singh Bhogal, Paramjeet Singh Rana and Chaman Singh, accused of rioting and inflicting harm to others throughout a gathering of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC).
All the accused had been charged underneath part 147 (rioting), 148 (rioting, armed with lethal weapon), 323 (voluntarily inflicting harm), 325 (voluntarily inflicting grievous harm) and 427 (mischief inflicting harm to the quantity of fifty rupees or upwards ), learn with part 149 (each member of illegal meeting responsible of offense dedicated in prosecution of widespread object) of IPC.
“It is evident that prosecution has failed to ascertain the fees in opposition to the accused individuals, past cheap doubts and accordingly, accused individuals are acquitted for the mentioned offenses,” the court docket mentioned.
According to police, on November 15, 2012 at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib, New Delhi, a gathering of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) was convened and all of the accused and others used pressure and violence and lethal weapon like swords for the aim of rioting.
The accused individuals had been making an attempt to acquire possession of data of DSGMC and within the occasion of failing to take possession of data, to burn the data, it mentioned.
Members of the illegal meeting together with the accused precipitated grievous harm and damage to at least one particular person and precipitated easy accidents to 2 others, it mentioned.
It mentioned that the accused additionally broken the property of DSGMC.