JANUARY 19, 1994 In-camera trial of the accused, examination of witnesses begins.
JUNE 21, 1997 Accused questioned on the basis of deposition of witnesses.
JANUARY 28, 1998 TADA court awards death sentence to all 26 accused.
MAY 11, 1999 SC gives death to Nalini, Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan, commutes the sentence of three to life and frees the other 19.
OCTOBER 1999 SC confirms death to Nalini, Santhan, Murugan and Perarivalan. Tamil Nadu Governor rejects their clemency petitions.