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Following is the chronology of events in the sensational December 16, 2012, gangrape and murder case of a 23-year-old girl, in which the today dismissed the review petitions of three death row convicts.

*Dec 16, 2012: Paramedical student gangraped and brutally assaulted by six men in a private bus and thrown out of the moving vehicle along with her male friend. They were admitted to

*Dec 17: Widespread protests erupt demanding stringent action against the accused.

*Dec 17: Police identify four accused - Ram Singh, his brother Mukesh, besides and

*Dec 18: and three others are arrested.

*Dec 20: Victim's friend testifies.

*Dec 21: Delinquent juvenile nabbed from bus terminal in Victim's friend identifies as one of the culprits. Police conduct raids in and to nab the sixth accused, Akshay Thakur.

*Dec 21-22: Thakur arrested in Aurangabad district of and brought to Victim records statement before the SDM in hospital.

*Dec 23: Protesters defy prohibitory orders, take to the streets. Police Subhash Tomar, on duty to control protests, rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

*Dec 25: Girl's condition declared critical. Tomar succumbs to injuries.

*Dec 26: Following a cardiac arrest, victim flown to by the government.

*Dec 29: Victim succumbs to injuries and other medical conditions at 2:15 add murder charge in the FIR.

*Jan 2, 2013: Then inaugurates fast track court (FTC) for speedy trial in sexual offence cases.

*Jan 3: Police file charge sheet against five adult accused for offences including murder, gangrape, attempt to murder, kidnapping, unnatural offences and dacoity etc.

*Jan 5: Court takes cognisance of the charge sheet.

*Jan 7: Court orders in-camera proceedings.

*Jan 17: FTC starts proceedings against the five adult accused.

*Jan 28: (JJB) says minority of juvenile accused is proved.

*Feb 2: FTC frames charges against five adult accused.

*Feb 28: JJB frames charges against the minor.

*Mar 11: commits suicide in

*Mar 22: Delhi HC allows national media to report trial court's proceedings.

*Jul 5: Inquiry (trial) in JJB against juvenile in gangrape-cum-murder case and robbery concludes. JJB reserves verdict for July 11.

*Jul 8: FTC completes recording of testimonies of prosecution witnesses.

*Jul 11: JJB holds minor also guilty of illegally confining and robbing a on December 16, night before allegedly taking part in the gangrape. allows three international agencies to cover the trial in the case.

*Aug 22: FTC begins hearing final arguments in trial against four adult accused.

*Aug 31: JJB convicts the minor for gangrape and murder and awards three-year term at probation home.

*Sep 3: FTC concludes trial. Reserves verdict.

*Sep 10: Court convicts Mukesh, Vinay, Akshay, Pawan of 13 offences including gangrape, unnatural offence and murder of the girl and attempt to murder her male friend.

*Sep 13: Court awards death to all four convicts.

*Sep 23: HC begins hearing the convicts' death sentence reference sent to it by the trial court.

*Jan 3, 2014: HC reserves verdict on convicts' appeals.

*Mar 13: HC upholds death penalty awarded to the four convicts.

*Mar 15: SC stays execution of 2 convicts, and Pawan, after they filed appeals. Later stays execution of other convicts also.

*Apr 15: SC directs police to produce the dying declaration of the victim.

* Feb 3, 2017: SC says it would hear afresh the aspect of awarding death penalty to the convicts.

* Mar 27: SC reserves verdict on their appeals.

* May 5: SC upholds death penalty to four convicts, says the case falls under the category of 'rarest of rare' and the offence created "tsunami of shock".

* Nov 8: Mukesh, one of the four death row convicts in the case, moves SC seeking review of its verdict upholding the capital punishment awarded to him.

* Dec 12: opposes Mukesh's plea in SC.

* Dec 15: Convicts and Pawan Kumar Gupta move SC for review of its verdict.

* May 4, 2018: SC reserves order on review plea by two condemned convicts--and

* Jul 9: SC dismisses review pleas of three convicts.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 15:25 IST