Delhi HC sentences 16 ex-policemen to life imprisonment in 1987 Hasimpura massacre case
In doing so, the court set aside a March 2015 the trial court verdict giving the 16 PAC personnel the benefit of doubt and acquiring them.
There were originally 19 accused but three had died during the trial.
The killings took place during a riot in Meerut when the victims were picked up from the Hashimpura neighbourhood by the 41st Battalion of the PAC during a search operation.
A sessions court here in July 2006 framed charges of murder, attempt to murder, tampering with evidence and conspiracy against all the accused.
(With inputs from agencies.)