Below is a detailed timeline of the case starting from Jayalalithaa’s first term as Chief Minister in 1991.
June 24, 1991 to May 13, 1996: Jayalalithaa’s first term as Chief Minister.
July 1, 1991 to April 30, 1996: Period during which offence was allegedly committed.
June 14, 1996: Subramanian Swamy lodges FIR before Principal Sessions Judge, Madras under s. 200 Cr.P.C.
June 21, 1996: Judge directs Letika Saran, a senior IPS officer to investigate and submit a report within 2 months.
September 2, 1996: Madras High Court directs Director of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption, Madras to investigate after Jayalalithaa challenges the order of Principal Sessions Judge.
September 18, 1996: IG files charge sheet against Jayalalithaa.