You are here: Home » Current Affairs » News » National
Business Standard

Aarushi murder case: Acquitted by Allahabad HC, Talwars to walk free today

The Allahabad High Court had on Thursday had acquitted the Talwars, whom CBI had implicated in the murder of their daughter Aarushi

ANI  |  Ghaziabad 

Nupur Talwar, Rajesh Talwar
Nupur Talwar (left) with her husband, Rajesh Talwar. (Photo: PTI)

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, acquitted by the Allahabad Court in the case related to the twin murder of their daughater Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, will be freed from in Ghaziabad today.

were expected to walk out from Dasna prison on Friday, but the necessary paperwork and the weekend pushed their release to Monday.

The Allahabad High Court had on Thursday had acquitted the Talwars, whom CBI had implicated in the murder of their daughter Aarushi, who was found dead at their Noida home in 2008.

According to reports, as per Section 437 (a) of the CrPC, even after their acquittal, the will have to furnish a surety to ensure that they will be present in the court in case the state files an appeal in a higher court.

The jailor of Dasna Jail, Dr Maurya informed that the duo breathed a sigh of relief after the announcement of their acquittal.

Vandana Talwar, Aarushi's aunt said the journey has been exhausting for the family.

"We are deeply relieved and grateful to God for the verdict. It's been an exhausting journey for us and it has been very trying time for our family. We have suffered a lot for almost ten years," she said while addressing the media.

The judgement in the case was passed by a two judges bench comprising Justice B K Narayan and Justice Arvind Kumar Mishra.

Allowing the appeals the court was of the view that as per circumstances and evidence on record Aarushi's parents cannot be held guilty.

First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 10:33 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU