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Mattoo case: Chronology of events

Following is the chronology of events in the sensational Priyadarshini Mattoo case.

india Updated: Oct 30, 2006 16:26 IST

January 23, 1996: Priyadarshani Mattoo raped and killed allegedly by Santosh Kumar Singh, Delhi. Police registers an FIR.

January 25, 1996: Case handed over to the CBI. Agency registers the case.

April 11, 1996: CBI files chargesheet in the case against Singh.

August 29, 1996: Charges framed.

August 11, 1997: Trial starts.

December 3, 1999: ASJ GP Thareja acquits Singh; lashes CBI for shoddy investigations.

Feb 29, 2000: CBI appeals in Delhi High Court.

April 26, 2000: High Court admits appeal.

Oct 17, 2000: High Court issues bailable warrant against Santosh Singh.

July 22, 2006: CBI files application for early hearing.

August 31, 2006: High Court orders daily hearings in the case.

Oct 17, 2006 : High court convicts Santosh Singh for raping and killing Mattoo.

Oct 30, 2006 : High Court gives death sentence to Santosh Kumar Singh.