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Aarushi case: CBI moves SC challenging acquittal of Talwars

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The CBI today moved the challenging the of couple Rajesh and Nupur in the sensational 2008 twin murder case of their daughter and domestic help

The move by the agency came months after Hemraj's wife had in December last year approached the top court against the verdict of October 12 last year acquitting the couple.

The CBI filed an appeal challenging the high court order acquitting the couple, CBI's said.

The high court had freed them of the charges on the ground that they could not be held guilty on the basis of the evidence on record.

A at Ghaziabad had sentenced the Talwars to life imprisonment on November 26, 2013 in connection with the case.

Before the high court's order came, Rajesh and Nupur were serving their life sentences in

Fourteen-year-old was found dead inside her room in the Talwars' Noida 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 his body was recovered from the terrace of the house two days later.

As the Police drew flak over a shoddy probe into the case which was making national headlines, the case was handed over to the CBI on a recommendation by the then

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 21:15 IST