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Judgment miscarriage of justice, will appeal: Talwar family

Says will move the higher court

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The family expressed dissatisfaction over the judgment of the special Monday holding Rajesh and Nupur guilty of killing their only daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj in 2008 and said they will appeal to a higher

Rajesh Talwar's brother Dinesh said: "He and the family is not happy with the judgment. We believe it's a miscarriage of justice."

Dinesh Talwar said that the points proving innocence of the dentist couple were concealed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and were not produced before

He also said that the scientific evidence collected by had also revealed that the killings were done by one of the three servants - Krishna, Vijay Mandal and Raj Kumar - but did not inform the court about this.

"The golf stick number 5 which was presented before court as a clue by the CBI was not washed, but the investigating agency informed the court that the stick was washed," said Dinesh Talwar.

"CBI informed the court that Aarushi and Hemraj's neck was slit by a scalpel, a surgical blade, but the injury was made with an object like cleaver," he added.

Dinesh Talwar claimed there were much evidence was not produced before the court.

"We could not get justice today, now we will move to higher court," he said.

Aarushi's aunt Vandana Talwar said that she is very disappointed with the judgment.

"Rajesh and Nupur have been framed because of their innocence," she said.

On May 16, 2008, the 14-year-old Aarushi was found dead in her dentist parents' Noida residence. The next day, police recovered the body of their domestic help Hemraj from the terrace.

First Published: Mon, November 25 2013. 18:26 IST