August 10, 2018:
On Friday, Supreme Court agreed to hear the CBI’s appeal challenging acquittal of the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in murder of their daughter Aarushi.
Supreme Court stated that CBI’s Appeal in Aarushi case will be heard along with plea filed by wife of Talwars’ domestic help Hemraj, who was also found killed in 2008.
Sensational double murder in Noida in 2008 had rocked the country.
On October 12, 2017, Allahabad HC had acquitted the couple stating that they could not be held guilty on the basis of the evidence on record and a CBI court decision convicting them and sentencing to life.
In March, 2017, CBI filed an appeal in Supreme Court challenging Allahabad high court order acquitting the Talwar couple in the double murder in their residence.