LIVE updates of Aarushi Talwar Murder case: Rajesh, Nupur Talwar Acquitted by Allahabad High Court


Aarushi was found dead in her bedroom, just days before she turned 14, daughter of Nupur and Rajesh Talwar, in the murder case of their teen daughter, Aarushi. The police initially suspected Hemraj, the family’s Nepalese domestic help, for her murder, but two days later he was discovered dead on the terrace of the same building. In 2013, the Talwars were sentenced to life in prison. They have appealed against their conviction.

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar were serving life imprisonment in Ghaziabad’s Dasna jail, in the double murder case of their 14-year-old daughter, Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, the couple had filed an appeal in Allahabad High Court.

Aarushi Talwar was found murdered in her bedroom at the family’s residence in Noida’s Jal Vayu Vihar on May 16, 2008, Her throat was slit and her head bludgeoned. The police initially suspected their domestic help, Hemraj, but a day later his body too was recovered from the terrace of the same flat.

LIVE updates Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict:

3.18 pm: As per reports, The CBI is waiting for the judgment copy and will decide the next course of action after studying it.

3.00 pm: The Talwar couple has been given benefit of doubt. The view that as per circumstances and evidence on record they can’t be held guilty, as per Allahabad High Court.

2:55 pm: Rajesh, Nupur Talwar acquitted by Allahabad High Court.

2: 40 pm: The verdict can be expected any minute now because the judges have arrived in the courtroom

2:30 pm: At 2:45 pm the verdict is expected to be delivered, the court on September 7 had reserved its judgment and had fixed October 12 as the date for the verdict. In the murder of their daughter conviction, the dentist couple had filed an appeal challenging the Allahabad High Court.

1:55 pm: CBI uploaded all the orders starting from the beginning of the case, including cognisance order of the special CBI court in Ghaziabad and final conviction order by the sessions court.

1 :50 pm: The investigations conducted by CBI and UP police on the Aarushi Talwar murder case, Following a movie and a book made on which portrays the convicted parents as innocent, the CBI on its website in response had uploaded the entire court proceedings and orders related to the case.  “The Aarushi-Hemraj murder case is being discussed in public domain. To facilitate the general public, CBI has put all important court orders on its website” said the CBI spokesperson Devpreet Singh.

1:10 pm: Avirook Sen’s book is not about who may have actually killed Aarushi, but rather on whether there was enough evidence to convict the Talwars.

12: 45 pm: Author Avirook Sen writes, in the book, ”Nupur Talwar had annoyed Kaul because she wasn’t intimidated by him in person. So he came up with his own little psy-ops project.

  • Firstly, Rajesh Talwar would receive e-mailed summons from this address. A special e-mail address he created in order to communicate with Rajesh and Nupur Talwar: ‘hemraj.’, under the user-name ‘Hemraj Singh’.
  • When he was asked for his consent to undergo narco-analysis, for instance, ‘Hemraj Singh’ wrote him a mail on the CBI’s behalf.”

12:15 pm: In the book, the author targets the shoddy and insensitive investigation by UP police and the CBI. A book on Aarushi Talwar murder probe was written by Avirook Sen.  He also believed that the conviction was a premeditated judgment.

12:00 pm: After 2:30 pm, the Allahabad High Court is expected to announce the verdict.   

11:30 am: On May 16, 2008, spoke in the court in July 2012 of a “prominent opening” of her private parts, Sunil Mohre, who conducted Aarushi’s post-mortem, However, this was missing in the report prepared by the doctor who wrote ““NAD (no abnormality detected)” in the section on the teenager’s private parts.  

11:15 am: The phone call made by Nupur Talwar in the morning still remains a mystery, the identity of the person who responded to it.

11: 00 am: With surgical precision’, no dental equipment such as the scalpel was seized by the CBI, even after considering the fact that the murder was carried out.    

10:50 am: On November 25, 2013, the Talwars were convicted guilty. Shyam Lal CBI judge held the parents guilty for both the murders and destruction of evidence. “It is the order of the human nature, that the parents are the best protector of their own children but sometimes out of circumstances in the history of mankind they have been freaks when the father and mother became the killer of their own progeny,” wrote the judge.

10:30 am: On Thursday, with the Allahabad High Court expected to deliver its verdict in the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case.

10: 10 am: During the CBI investigation, narco-analysis tests were conducted on the parents. However, in December 2010, CBI submitted a closure report to the court on the grounds of ‘insufficient evidence’, giving a clean chit to all the servants and citing Rajesh Talwar as the prime suspect. The then Chief Minister Mayawati handed it over to CBI when the case drew the prominence.

9:30 am: The police alleged that Rajesh carried out the murder after finding his daughter and Hemraj in an ‘objectionable’ position. The police suspected it to be a case of honour killing and both Rajesh, Nupur Talwar came under the scanner, six days after the murder. However, on May 23, 2008, was arrested for the double murder Rajesh Talwar, no forensic or material evidence was given by the police to substantiate the claim.

9:15 am: The twin murders to be an inside job and had been carried out with ‘surgical precision,’ Noida police while investigating the case suspected.

9: 10 am: In her plea, she had requested for a parole saying her mother was seriously ill and all her siblings were abroad. The Allahabad High Court on August 29 had granted Nupur Talwar a parole for three weeks to visit her ailing mother.

9:00 am: On November 26, 2013, by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad, A day after the conviction, the couple were awarded life imprisonment

8:45 am: On September 7 and fixed October 12 as the date to announce its verdict. A division bench of the Allahabad HC had reserved its judgement The bench comprised of justices B K Narayana and A K Mishra.

8:30 am: Tthe Talwar couple is likely to announce its verdict today on the murder of fourteen-year-old Aarushi Talwar in the Allahabad High Court on an appeal filed by them.

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