2012 Maruti violence case: 13 get life term

2012 Maruti factory violence, 2012 Maruti case, Manesar plant

In the 2012 Maruti factory violence case, a Haryana court on Saturday pronounced life imprisonment to 13 and five-year jail term to four convicts.

“2012 Maruti factory violence case: Haryana Court imprisons 13 for life; 5 year jail-term for 4,” reports stated.

The “sentence served by other 14 is sufficient,” it added.

On March 10, 31 former workers were found guilty of murder and attempt to murder in the Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant violence case. The incident took place on July 18, 2012.

In the violence, Maruti Suzuki’s Human Resource Department General Manager Ashwin Kumar Dev was killed and over 50 others were injured.

The violence erupted as a result of continued strikes by workers at the auto major’s factory, demanding trade union rights.

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