Jalandhar: Bibi Jagir Kaur, a prominent Akali leader and a minister in the Punjab government, will now spend five years in jail. The former chief of the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandhak Committee has been sentenced for the forced abortion of her daughter Harpreet.
But it could have been worse. Kaur was accused of murdering her daughter over her marriage with a person from a lower caste. The Patiala CBI court has now rejected that charge. Harpreet's husband Kamaljeet Singh is stunned by the court order.
"I am not satisfied with the judgement," Kamaljeet said....more
11:46 PM, Mar 30, 2012
Chandigarh: The special CBI court in Patiala acquitted Punjab cabinet minister and former Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) president Bibi Jagir Kaur in her daughter Harpreet Kaur's murder case on Friday but found her guilty of forcing her daughter to undergo abortion. The court sentenced Kaur to five years rigorous imprisonment and also fined Rs 5,000. She has also been found guilty of abducting her daughter Harpreet, who had died...
04:06 PM, Mar 30, 2012