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Jagir Kaur released from jail

Posted on Nov 03, 12:55PM | UNI

Former SGPC President and former Punjab Cabinet Minister Bibi Jagir Kaur was released from Modern jail here this evening.

Bail was granted to her by the Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday.

Hundreds of her supporters from Bholath constituency, which she represents as an MLA, visited Modern Jail to receive her.

Bibi Jagir Kaur along with her supporters and family members went to her native village Begowal.

Bibi Jagir Kaur was sentenced to five years rigorous imprisonment by Patiala CBI special court on the charges of criminal conspiracy, illegal confinement and involvement in the forcible abortion of her daughter Harpreet Kaur who had died under mysterious circumstances on April 20, 2000.

She had also filed an application in the Punjab and Haryana High Court, seeking suspension of her sentence and regular bail.