New Delhi, April 23: Sikh Militant Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a convict in 1993 Delhi bomb blast case gets 21-day parole. Bhullar a Khalistani terrorist was convicted by Supreme Court for killing 9 bystanders in a 1993 car bombing near Youth Congress office when he was intending to kill politician maninderjeet Singh Bitta. The decision of granting Parole to Bhullar was taken by the court considering his mental condition. Also Read - Financial stress may impact flight safety, warns AI pilots' union
In 1995 Bhullar, an engineering teacher by profession was booked under the Terrorist and Disruptive Activities (Prevention) Act (TADA) case, which is pending against him. The Batala police had recently filed challan against Bhullar in court on February 10. Also Read - DGCA official allows unauthorised persons on test flight, probe ordered
According to reports, on February 10 the police filed a challan at Batala Sadar police station in the case registered against Bhullar in 1995 under sections 307/34 of the IPC, sections 3/4/5 of the TADA Act and section 5 of the Explosive Act. Read Also: (M S Bitta demands probe into shifting of Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar from Tihar jail) Also Read - Navjot Singh Sidhu Faces Flak Over Jibe at Captain Amarinder Singh, Four Punjab Ministers Call For His Resignation
While questioning Bhullar’s parole, the police formally contested in the local TADA court of Judge S S Sahni that the convicted accused had been booked for a heinous crime and should not been granted bail.
Bhullar’s lawyer had filed a report in court stating an expert comment that the mental condition of militant would improve in a ‘homely environment’, which turned in favour of him getting a bail through Delhi court.
In 2014 Supreme Court had commuted Bhullar’s death sentence to life imprisonment. Since then his family members have been making efforts to seek parole of Bhullar.