Aarushi Talwar murder case verdict LIVE updates: Fourteen-year-old Aarushi was found dead inside her room in her residence with her throat slit in May 2008. (File Photo)
The Allahabad High Court is likely to deliver its verdict on an appeal filed by Rajesh and Nupur Talwar challenging a CBI court’s order, which held them guilty for the murder of their daughter Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj in 2008. The high court, on September 7, reserved its judgement and had fixed October 12 as the date for the verdict.
Fourteen-year-old Aarushi was found dead inside her room in her residence with her throat slit, in May 2008. The needle of suspicion had initially moved towards 45-year-old Hemraj, who had gone missing, but after two days his body was also recovered from the terrace of the house. As the case drew prominence, the then chief minister Mayawati handed over the probe to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
A special CBI court in Ghaziabad had awarded the couple life imprisonment on November 26, 2013. The couple are currently serving their sentence in Ghaziabad’s Dasna jail.
8:45 am: A division bench of the Allahabad HC had reserved its judgement on September 7 and fixed October 12 as the date to announce its verdict. The bench comprised of justices B K Narayana and A K Mishra.
8:30 am: The Allahabad High Court on an appeal filed by the Talwar couple is likely to ...