Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant violence case – 13 workers have been sentenced to life imprisonment.
These 13 Maruti workers had been found guilty by the court on charges of murder, attempt to murder, rioting, destruction of property and mischief.
Defence team says union leaders were booked on the basis of planted evidence and that they will challenge the decision in Chandigarh high court.
Senior advocate Rebecca John pointed out glaring holes in the prosecution’s claims based on discrepancies in witness statements and the supposed weapons of offence.
In early December, as Tamil Nadu went under water with unprecedented floods, one news that got submerged alongside, was the sentencing of eight autoworkers of Pricol Limited to a ‘double life’ term in prison. The sentences, to run concurrently, were pronounced by a sessions court judge in Coimbatore, […]