New Delhi, Aug 22: Following is the chronology of events in the Jigisha Ghosh murder case in which a Delhi court on awarded death penalty to two men and life imprisonment to another for robbing and killing the IT executive here in 2009.
Mar 18, 2009: Jigisha was abducted by four men in a Santro car little away from her home after she was dropped by her office cab at 4 AM.
Mar 21: She was found dead near Surajkund in Faridabad.
Mar 25: Delhi Police nabs four men for their alleged involvement in Jigisha's murder. Cops also solve the murder case of TV journalist Soumya Vishwanathan, who was shot dead on September 30, 2008 while she was returning home by her car from office in the wee hours.
June 2009: Police files charge sheet in court.
Aug 10, 2009: Court fixes August 28 for hearing arguments on charges.
Dec 5, 2009: Court frames charges against three accused in the case.
Apr 15, 2010: Trial begins with recording of testimony of Jigisha's father.
July 5, 2016: Court concludes hearing final arguments, reserves judgement.
July 14: Court convicts three accused for abducting, robbing and murdering Jigisha.
Aug 20: Court reserves the order on quantum of sentence.
Aug 22: Court awards death penalty to two men and life term to another and imposes a fine of nine lakh on the three convicts.