The charges against Doon MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary in Jyoti murder case were framed on Monday. The court also rejected his bail plea.
Jyoti, a native of Bhunga village of Hoshiarpur, was found dead on a road in Sector 21, Panchkula, on November 22, 2012, morning with her head smashed.
According to the post-mortem report, she had died of head injury and had recently undergone an abortion. The mobile call details had pointed her association with Chaudhary, Doon constituency MLA form Himachal Pradesh
The other accused in the case are Satpal, Dharampal, Gurmeet and Paramjit, alias Pumma. All five have been made accused on the basis of their mobile phone locations on the night of murder.
Chaudhary appeared in public on December 20, 2012, after his victory from Doon constituency of Himachal assembly but Panchkula police did not arrest him as there was a request from Himachal police that feared law and order problem. A Panchkula court dismissed his anticipatory bail on December 26, 2012.