Summary: On 12 October 2017, the Allahabad High Court will pronounce its verdict on the appeal filed by Dr Rajesh Talwar and Dr Nupur Talwar, against their conviction for the murder of their daughter and servant on the night of 15 May 2008.
Aarushi Talwar, 14, was found dead with her throat slit in her bedroom in flat no. L-32 Jalvayu Vihar in Noida on the morning of May 16, 2008. Hemraj, family’s domestic help is suspected of the murder.
Hemraj was found in a pool of blood on the terrace of the flat on May 17. The door of the terrace was found locked from inside.
2:58 PM: October 12, 2017: Court aquits Noopur and Rajesh in Arushi murder case
2:56 PM: October 12, 2017: Court gives relief to Noopur and Rajesh Talwar
2:54 PM: October 12, 2017: Judgement is being pronounced, verdict any moment
2:45 PM: October 12, 2017: Judgement anymonet
2:36 PM: October 12, 2017: Last minute preparednesss in court room, verdict any moment
2:10 PM: October 12, 2017: Judgement around 2:45 PM
2:06 PM: October 12, 2017: The judgement to be pronounced any moment
A Look Back-
May 18: Noida police says the twin murders were done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.
May 19: Former domestic help Vishnu Sharma named suspected.
May 21: Delhi police joins the probe.
May 22: Police suspects it to be a case of honour killing. Police speaks to Aarushi’s friend. Her parents are suspected.
May 23: Rajesh Talwar, Aarushi`s father, arrested for double murders.
June 1: CBI takes over the case from Noida police.
June 13: Krishna, a domestic help of Talwar’s arrested.
June 20: Lie detection test of Rajesh Talwar conducted.
June 25: Second lie detection test done on Nupur Talwar, Aarushi`s mother, as the first test was found inconclusive.
June 26: CBI claims it to be a “blind case”. Bail appeal refused for Rajesh Talwar by Ghaziabad magistrate.
July 12: Rajesh Talwar gets bail.
February: Narco-analysis tests on Rajesh Talwar was done between February 15 to February 20.
December 29: CBI team files a closure report citing “insufficient evidence.” Servants get clean shit and Talwars remain prime suspects.
January 25: Rajesh Talwar suffers grievous injuries following an attack by one Utsav Sharma on the Special CBI court premises in Ghaziabad.
Feb 9: Trial court rejects CBI`s closure report and summons Aarushi’s parents to face charges of murders.
February 21: Talwars approach Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons.
March 18: Allahabad HC dismisses the plea.
March 19: The couple approaches the Supreme Court.
January 09: Supreme Court says the bail granted to Rajesh Talwar by the lower court in the ‘Aarushi murder case` would continue and that he should appear before the Ghaziabad Magistrate on February 4 to face trial along with his wife, Nupur Talwar.
The couple are convicted for the double-murder and sentenced to life imprisonment by a special Central Bureau of Investigation court in Ghaziabad.
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