Lahore Conspiracy Case trial

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1915 Lahore Conspiracy Case trial or First Lahore Conspiracy Case, was a series of trials held in Lahore (then part of the undivided Punjab of British India), and in the United States, in the aftermath of the failed Ghadar conspiracy from 26 April to 13 September 1915. There were nine cases in total. The trial was held by a Special tribunal constituted under the Defence of India Act 1915.[1][2][3]

Out of a total of 291 convicted conspirators, 42 were executed, 114 got life sentences and 93 got varying terms of imprisonment. 42 defendants in the trial were acquitted. 152 persons were made accused .The uncovering of the conspiracy also saw the initiation of the Hindu German Conspiracy trial in the United States.

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  1. ^ Gill, M. S. (2007). Trials that Changed History: From Socrates to Saddam Hussein. New Delhi: Sarup & Sons. pp. 92–99. ISBN 978-81-7625-797-8.
  2. ^ Sohi, Seema (2014). Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America. Oxford University Press. p. 182. ISBN 978-0-19-937624-7.
  3. ^ Sahni, Binda (1 May 2012). "Effects of Emergency Law in India 1915-1931" (PDF). Studies on Asia. Rochester, NY.

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