Aarushi Talwar Murder Case News
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the CBI’s plea challenging the acquittal of Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, accused in the 2008 case of Aarushi and Hemraj murder case.
Justice Naveen Sinha and Justice KM, headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi. The bench of three judges of Joseph said that the appeal of the CBI will be heard with the pending petition of Hemraj’s wife. On October 12 last year, the Allahabad High Court acquitted Talwar couple, after which Hemraj’s wife filed a petition in the Supreme Court and pleaded for justice.
Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, appearing for CBI, referred to a petition filed by Hemraj’s wife. On this, the court said that the appeal of the CBI will be tagged with it.
Significantly, in May 2008, 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar was found dead in her house in Noida. His throat was slit and killed. After this, the need for suspicion of the murder initially went to Hemraj, 45, who was missing since the incident but his body was recovered from the roof of the house two days later.
Ghaziabad’s CBI court had sentenced the life sentence to Talwar couple on November 26, 2013, in this case. However, the Allahabad High Court acquitted him saying that on the basis of existing evidence, the Talwar couple cannot be held guilty.