A Delhi court convicted on Saturday Mahmood Farooqui, the co-director of popular Bollywood movie Peepli Live, for raping an American woman when she was in India for research in 2015.
Here’s how the events unfolded:
June 19, 2015: American woman lodges FIR against Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui at New Friends Colony police station.
June 21, 2015: Delhi Police arrest Farooqui.
July 2015: Delhi Police files chargesheet against Farooqui.
September 2, 2015: Court frames rape charges against the Peepli Live co-director.
September 9, 2015: Trial begins in rape case.
October 15, 2015: Court grants interim bail to Farooqui
July 30, 2016: Court holds Farooqui guilty of raping American woman.