Mattoo murder case: Chronology of events
Following is the chronology of events in the Priyadarshini Mattoo rape and murder case, writes Satya Prakash.india Updated: Feb 19, 2007 22:36 IST
Chronology of the events in the Priyadarshini Mattoo murder case:
January 23, 1996: Priyadarshini Mattoo allegedly raped and killed by Santosh Kumar Singh.
January 25, 1996: Case transferred from Delhi Police to the CBI.
April 11, 1996: CBI files chargesheet in the case against Santosh Singh.
August 29, 1996: Charges framed against Santosh Singh.
December 3, 1999: Additional Sessions Judge GP Thareja acquits Santosh; CBI lashed for shoddy probe.
Feb 29, 2000: CBI appeals in Delhi High Court.
April 26, 2000: High Court admits appeal.
July 22, 2006: CBI files application for early hearing.
August 31, 2006: High Court orders daily hearings in the case.
Sept 27, 2006: High Court reserves judgment in the case.
Oct 17, 2006: Delhi High court convicts Santosh Singh for raping and killing Priyadarshini Mattoo.
Oct 30, 2006 : The High Court awards death penalty to Santosh.