A Delhi court on convicted ‘Peepli Live’ co-director Mahmood Farooqui of raping a 30-year-old US researcher last year.
Farooqui, who was out on bail, was taken into custody immediately after the pronouncement of the judgement.
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.