Aman Kachroo ragging case: Chronology
Dharamsala: After a 15-month trial, a
fast-track court today sentenced four medical students to four
years rigorous imprisonment in the Aman Kachroo ragging-to-
death case. Following is the chronology of events in the case.
March 8: Aman Kachroo, 19, dies after being ragged by
seniors in the hostel of Rajendra Prasad
Medical College and Hospital.
Post-mortem shows he died of brain
March 10: Four students - Ajay Verma, Naveen Verma,
Abhinav Verma and Mukul Sharma - are
March 16: The Supreme Court issues show-cause notice
against the college principal and seeks
explanation from Himachal government.
March 28: A magisterial inquiry says Aman
succumbed to his injuries caused during
March 30: College principal Suresh Sankhyan suspended
on the directions of the Supreme Court.
April 9: A sub-committee, formed by the Supreme
Court-appointed Raghavan Committee, begins
inquiry into Aman`s death.
Aug 13: A fast-track court in Dharamsala books the
four accused for murder.
Aug 17: The state assembly passes Himachal Pradesh
Educational Institutions (Prohibition of Ragging) Act, 2009,
making ragging a cognisable and non-bailable offence.
Aug 22: Trial begins in the court.
July 17: After 16 months in custody, the trial court
grants bail to the four accused.
July 22: The Himachal Pradesh High Court takes suo
motu cognisance of the bail granted.
July 28: The High Court cancels the bail and orders
the accused to surrender next day.
Aug 2: The court resumes the trial.
Aug 28: Aman`s father Rajendra Kachroo deposes before
the court for the first time. Says Aman had given a written
complaint to college authorities regarding ragging incidents
but college did not take any action.
Oct 28: The court begins final hearing.
Oct 30: The court reserves judgment for November 11.
Nov 11: The court sentences all the four accused to
four years rigorous imprisonment on charges of culpable
homicide not amounting to murder.
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