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Acquitted two decades ago, man framed in two terror cases yet to get compensation

Twenty-nine years have passed since he was fist picked up, but the Punjab government is yet to pay compensation to a member of a human rights NGO who was falsely implicated in two terror cases, illegally detained and subjected to torture.

The Amritsar court had attached the cars of the Punjab director general of police and deputy commissioner Amritsar to force authorities to pay compensation to Sarabjit Singh Verka, principal investigator with the Punjab Human Rights Organisation. 

Now, the court has asked the district treasury officer, Amritsar, to appear in person to explain why necessary action should not be taken against him as per provisions of Order 21 of the Code of Civil Procedure for not paying compensation to the victim even though it has been four years since the order was passed….

https://indianexpress.com/article/cities/chandigarh/acquitted-two-decades-ago-man-framed-in-two-terror-cases-yet-to-get-compensation-7228462/