Manesar Maruti factory violence: Gurgaon court convicts 31 workers, lets off 117
The court cleared 117 accused who were also facing charges of murder, arson and rioting after hundreds of workers clashed with managers over wages and appointments at the Maruti Suzuki factory in Manesar.
The quantum of punishment is expected on March 17. The disagreements between the workers and the management soon turned bloody.
Maruti shut down its Manesar plant for a month after the violence.
The police had arrested 148 workers in connection with the case, which is under trial at a district court.
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Initially around 145 workers were charged with rioting with weapons, murder, attempt to murder, unlawful assembly, assault, and trespass, among others.
The riot began on 18 July 2012, after what was allegedly a heated argument over low pay between workers and their supervisor. "We are confident that the High Court will acquit the convicted workers since there's no evidence to prove their guilt". More than 500 policemen were deployed around the district court. "The judgment vindicates our stand that a very large number of workers were falsely implicated to prejudice the public opinion and project an exaggerated and alarming version of the incident", she added.
Meanwhile, Khushi Ram, general secretary of the Mazdoor Sahyog Kendra, Gurgaon, said the union will continue to fight until all workers are acquitted. The plant witnessed three strikes by the workers in 2011, who were demanding that they be given their trade union rights.
"Armed with iron rods and door beams of cars, the mob spread out in groups in the factory area and targeted supervisors, managers and executives. rendering many of their victims bleeding and unconscious", Maruti had said in a statement.
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