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Timeline: Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui convicted in rape case

A Delhi court convicted on Saturday Mahmood Farooqui, the co-director of popular Bollywood movie Peepli Live, for raping an American woman when she was in India for research in 2015.

india Updated: Jul 30, 2016 18:56 IST
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File photo of Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui.(HT Photo)

A Delhi court convicted on Saturday Mahmood Farooqui, the co-director of popular Bollywood movie Peepli Live, for raping an American woman when she was in India for research in 2015.

Here’s how the events unfolded: 

June 19, 2015: American woman lodges FIR against Peepli Live co-director Mahmood Farooqui at New Friends Colony police station.

June 21, 2015: Delhi Police arrest Farooqui.

July 2015: Delhi Police files chargesheet against Farooqui.

September 2, 2015: Court frames rape charges against the Peepli Live co-director.

September 9, 2015: Trial begins in rape case.

October 15, 2015: Court grants interim bail to Farooqui

July 30, 2016: Court holds Farooqui guilty of raping American woman.

First Published: Jul 30, 2016 18:55 IST