Murder most foul: Timeline of Harpreet Kaur murder case
Following is the sequence of events in the death of Harpreet Kaur, daughter of Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur.india Updated: Mar 30, 2012 20:21 IST
Following is the sequence of events in the death of Harpreet Kaur, daughter of Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur.
April 20, 2000: Harpreet Kaur dies mysteriously in Punjab’s Phagwara town
April 21, 2000: Harpreet is cremated hastily without any post-mortem examination
April 27, 2000: Harpreet's husband, Kamaljit Singh files petition, alleges murder
September, 2000: High court orders CBI probe into the case
October, 2000: CBI registers case and arrests Phagwara-based couple, Dalwinder Kaur Dhesi and Paramjit Singh Raipur, on charges of forcible abortion, conspiring to murder and destruction of evidence
November, 2008: Accused-turned approver Dr BS Sohal dies mysteriously in a road accident at Amritsar
February, 2010: Kamaljit Singh turns hostile but retracts from his statement later
March 17, 2012: CBI special court completes trial in the case.
March 30: Jagir Kaur convicted of conspiracy and sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment. Kaur is acquitted of murder charges and sent to Patiala Central Jail.