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Chronology of the Buddha Garden rape case

delhi Updated: Aug 17, 2009 16:00 IST

Following is the chronology of the Buddha Garden gang rape case of 2003 in which four members of the President's Bodyguards Guard were held guilty by a city court on Monday.

Oct 6, 2003: A 17-year-old Delhi University student was raped by four guards at a park near the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Oct 7, 2003: Delhi Police arrests main accused Harpreet along with other three.

Oct 18, 2003: Victim identifies all the accused in the test identification parade.

Nov 28, 2003: Delhi Police files chargesheet against all the four accused.

Dec 20, 2003: Sessions court begins hearing in the case.

July 4, 2004: Court starts recording of evidence.

July 24, 2009: Defence concludes final arguments in the case. Court reserves its order.

July 31, 2009: Court defers pronouncement of verdict.

Aug 17, 2009: Court finds Harpreet and Satendra guilty of gang rape, kidnapping and robbery and Kuldeep and Manish of guilty of kidnapping and robbery.

Aug 22, 2009: Date for hearing argument on quantum of sentence.