A Kolkata fast track court convicted Prabhu Shankar Agarwal, owner of Haldiram confectionary chain, and four others life imprisonment for conspiring to murder a vendor about five years ago. The following is the sequential chain of events.kolkata Updated: Jan 29, 2010 20:37 IST
2004: Prabhu Shankar Agarwal obtains decree from a city court to evict Thakur from T8/1/4A, Jagmohan Mullick Lane to build Halidram food plaza. Thakur obtains stay from High Court
March 27, 2005: Agarwal and Gopal Tewari offers Rs 4 lakh to Thakur vacate his possession of 170 sq ft. Thakur rejects offer.
March 30, 2005: Tiwari shoots Thakur’s nephew in the leg. Agarwal was in London
March 30, 2005: Police start case of attempt to murder. Arrests Tiwari from Hyderabad. Agarwal arrested on arrival from London after two months
July 12, 2005: City detective department files charge sheet, trial begins at city sessions fast track court. More than 40 witnesses examined
27 January 2010: City sessions court convicts Agarwal, Tiwary and three others of conspiring to murder. Agarwal jailed.
29 January 2010: Agarwal sentenced for life