Kaur, a former president of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee, was awarded five years imprisonment and also fined Rs 5,000 by the special CBI court of Patiala in March this year.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court granted interim bail to jailed Bibi Jagir Kaur, to enable her to vote in the Presidential poll.
It had been alleged that VIP facilities were being provided to former Punjab minister Bibi Jagir Kaur in Kapurthala jail.
Bibi Jagir Kaur has been convicted and sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment for the abduction and forced abortion of her daughter.
Amid reports that VIP facilities
were being provided to Bibi Jagir Kaur, Cong said the judiciary will take cognisance of the matter.
Imagine being in jail, receiving VVIP treatment and getting to watch all your favourite television channels on an LCD screen!
Punjab Governor Shivraj V Patil accepted the resignation of Bibi Jagir Kaur, who stepped down as Cabinet minister on moral grounds following her recent
conviction by a special CBI court.
Amidst reports that convicted Bibi Jagir Kaur is getting VIP treatment in Kapurthala jail with prison officials touching her feet, Congress in the state demanded the sacking of the officials.
Jagir Kaur was the lone woman minister in the Badal government.
The special CBI court in Patiala on Friday acquitted Bibi Jagir Kaur in connection with her daughter Harpreet Kaur`s murder case.
Coming out of oblivion, former President of SGPC, Bibi Jagir Kaur in lines with the party voice says, “It’s the only SAD-BJP alliance that has capability to go to polls with an agenda of development of the state.”
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