JUSTICE AT LAST
It took nine months to convict the Delhi gang- rape accused DECEMBER 17, 2012 Police arrest Ram Singh, the prime accused. DECEMBER 18, 2012 Three other accused, Mukesh Singh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma are held. DECEMBER 19, 2012 The juvenile accused is arrested. DECEMBER 21, 2012 Sixth accused, Akshay Thakur, is arrested. DECEMBER 29, 2012 The victim dies at a Singapore hospital. JANUARY 2 Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir inaugurates fast track courts to try sexual offence cases against women. JANUARY 22 The case is given to a fast track court. JANUARY 28 Juvenile Justice Board confirms that one of the accused is minor. FEBRUARY 2 Delhi Police files chargesheet against the five men, slapping murder, rape, kidnapping and other charges. AUGUST 31 Minor convicted of gang rape and murder, given three years’ term at a probation home. SEPTEMBER 10 Court convicts Mukesh, Vinay, Akshay and Pawan of 13 offences including gang rape, murder of the girl and attempt to murder her male friend.