The Allahabad High Court has today given its verdict on Aarushi Talwar Murder Case. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were found guilty of murdering their 14-year-old daughter Aarushi Talwar by a special court in 2013. The couple was sentenced to life imprisonment. They, then appealed against the special court order in the Allahabad High Court.
Allahabad HC has accepted the plea by Rajesh and Nupur Talwar challenging their conviction. The couple has been acquitted from murder charges under the benefit of doubt. According to the reports, CBI failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt.
— ANI (@ANI) October 12, 2017
Big #AarushiVerdict Rajesh and Nupur Talwar acquitted in the Aarushi Talwar Murder case. CBI failed to prove beyond reasonable doubt.
— SAKSHI KHANNA (@tweetsakshi) October 12, 2017
Before the verdict, Talwar’s lawyer had stated that If the verdict goes against them, they would plead in Supreme Court.
14 year old Aarushi Talwar was found dead in her bedroom with her throat slit in year 2008. Their domestic helper, Hemraj belonging to Nepal was under the radar of police as he was suspected to be the murderer. However, case witnessed a major twist after Hemraj was found decomposed in the terrace of the house. Police suspected the murder to be an insider job as surgical precision were used in executing the murder. In all these years it was India’s biggest murder mystery.