13 Maruti-Suzuki Workers Convicted of Murder for Forming a Trade Union: National Trade Union Initiative (NTUI) Statement

Type: Press Release | Published Date: 11 Mar 2017

New Delhi, 10 March 2016: The New Trade Union Initiative condemns the judgment of the Additional District and Sessions Court, Gurgaon, in the 18 July 2012 incident at Maruti-Suzuki Limited’s Manesar plant, in which a manager unfortunately lost his life, convicting 13 workers with murder. 18 other have been variously convicted for trespass, unlawful assembly, mischief and rioting and possession of deadly weapons. 117 workers who were kept under arrest for at least 31 months and more have been acquitted of all charges. The sentences of the 31 convicted workers will be announced by the court on 17 March.

Posted on: 11 Mar 2017

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