Aarushi murder case: CBI court to record Talwar couple`s statement

Last Updated: Friday, May 10, 2013 - 09:26

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi/Ghaziabad: Friday is a crucial day for the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj.

The special CBI court in Ghaziabad will record their statements in connection with the case. On Wednesday, the court had rejected the plea of the Talwar couple for 10-day adjournment for recording their statements.

In their plea, Rajesh and Nupur had sought the adjournment on the ground that they had to approach the Supreme Court with a Special Leave Petition seeking deposition of 14 persons as court witnesses, including Arun Kumar, who was Joint Director of the CBI in 2008 and led the initial probe in the sensational double murder.

Judge Shyam Lal directed their counsel to start deposition of the couple under Section 313 of the criminal procedure code from May 10 onwards.

Talwars, who are out on bail, are bring tried for allegedly murdering their 14-year old daughter and domestic servant whose bodies were found from the bedroom and terrace of their Jalvayu Vihar residence respectively on May 16, 2008.

CBI has alleged in court that 14-year-old Aarushi`s murder five years back was carried out by her parents and that no outsider was present.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court will today hear the Talwars` plea for calling 14 witnesses to record their statements in the trial court.

The apex court had yesterday agreed to hear their plea .

(With IANS inputs)



First Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 - 09:26

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