CBI Court convicts Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case
Rajesh and Nupur Talwar is today convicted by CBI Court for killing their daughter Aarushi and domestic Hemraj
Following is the chronology of events in the case:
May 16, 2008: Aarushi Talwar found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her home in Noida. Domestic help Hemraj, a Nepali, suspected of murder.
May 17: Hemraj’s body found on the terrace of Talwar’s residence.
May 18: Police say murders done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.
May 19: Talwar’s former Nepali domestic help Vishnu Sharma named as suspect.
May 21: The Delhi police joins murder probe.
May 22: Family under suspicion, probe begins on honor killing angle, the police quiz Aarushi’s close friend whom she spoke to 688 times in the 45 days preceding her murder.
May 23: Rajesh Talwar arrested for the twin murders.
June 1: CBI takes over the probe in the case.
June 13: Domestic help of Rajesh Talwar, Krishna, arrested by CBI.
June 20: Lie detection test of Rajesh Talwar conducted at CFSL, Delhi.
June 25: Second Lie detection test conducted on Nupur Talwar. Her first lie detection test was found inconclusive.
June 26: CBI declares the case to be a ‘blind case’. Rajesh Talwar refused bail by the special magistrate in Ghaziabad.
July 3: The Supreme Court rejects a PIL which challenged the conduct of narco-analysis test on the accused.
July 12: Rajesh Talwar freed on bail from Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad.
Jan 5, 2010: CBI moves court to conduct narco test on Talwar couple.
Dec 29: CBI submits closure report. Clean chit to servants but points fingers at parents.
Jan 25, 2011: Rajesh Talwar attacked in the Ghaziabad court premises.
Feb 9: Court takes cognizance of CBI report, charges Aarushi’s parents with murder and destruction of evidence.
Feb 21: Couple approaches the Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons.
Mar 18: HC dismisses their plea to quash summons and orders initiation of proceedings against them.
Mar 19, 2011: The couple approaches the Supreme Court which stays the trial against them.
Jan 6, 2012: The apex court dismisses Talwar’s plea and allows the trial to proceed.
Jun 11, 2012: Trial starts before Special Judge S Lal.
Oct 10, 2013: Final arguments begin.
Nov, 25, 2013: Talwar couple convicted by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad.