Kapurthala: Four months after her arrest, former Punjab Minister Bibi Jagir Kaur was on Wednesday released on parole from Kapurthala jail, where she was lodged after being convicted of various criminal offences against her teenaged daughter.
Kaur was sentenced to five years imprisonment by a CBI court in Patiala for forcing her daughter Harpreet Kaur to abort - who later died under mysterious circumstances.
"Kaur has been given parole for 28 days. She came out of jail today and left with her son-in-law to Begowal village," Kapurthala Jail Superintendent SP Khanna said.
Kaur also furnished a bail bond Rs 50,000 to Kapurthala district magistrate, he said....more
07:55 PM, Aug 08, 2012