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16 PAC Personnel Guilty of Targeted Murder Delhi HC in Hashimpura Custodial Killings, 1987

October 31 was a historic day in the history of painfully meandering case of the Hashimpura targeted killings of May 22, 1987. Thirty-one years after armed PAC men shot down in cold blood more than 40 males of the Muslim minority, 16 criminal PAC men have been convicted. On May 21, 2015 a trial court…

Violation of the Indian Penal Code

In addition to a breach of Constitutional provisions, the atrocities committed by the accused as enumerated above are punishable under a number of sections of the Indian Penal Code, 1960 as given below: Sr. No. Applicable section of the IPC Offence Committed 1. S. 120 B read with S. 302 Conspiracy and abetment to commit…

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