New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted 10 days’ interim bail to Balwan Khokhar, a convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots who is serving life imprisonment.
A division bench of Justice Sanjiv Khanna and Justice Ashutosh Kumar granted interim bail to Khokhar on medical grounds and to attend his son’s marriage on April 30.
Khokhar pleaded before the court that he be allowed to attend his son’s marriage.
Khokhar was convicted in a case related to the murder of five members of a family in Raj Nagar area of Delhi Cantonment on November 1, 1984, a day after the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi. Four more people were convicted along with him.