Nupur and Rajesh Talwar acquitted in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

Nupur and Rajesh Talwar acquitted in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case

The Allahabad High Court division bench comprising Justices Bala Krishna Narain and Arvind Kumar Mishra on Thursday ruled out the previous judgement against Talwars and directed the concerned authorities to release both Rajesh and Nupur. The poor can not expect justice", said one.Another said, " Hemraj 's relatives should challenge the acquittal at the Supreme Court.

The Allahabad High Court has slammed a special court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for its 2013 verdict, that had convicted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar on charges of murdering their 14-year old daughter Aarushi and servant Hemraj nine years ago, media reports said. However, now it will remain a mystery.

According to media reports, jail official Dadhiram Maurya said, "I have never released anyone on the basis of a faxed or emailed order, we need a hand-delivered order".

"The chain of circumstances stood snapped the moment, the prosecution failed to prove by any cogent and reliable evidence that the appellants' flat was locked from inside, when Bharti Mandal rang the doorbell of their flat on the morning of May 16, 2008 and a strong possibility of outsiders having accessed into the appellants' flat and left after committing the double murder and in the process latched the middle iron mesh door of the appellants' flat from outside and left the outer grill door of their flat open evinced from the evidence adduced by the prosecution itself, " the court said.

The Allahabad High Court chastised the trial court judge for telling a "different story" propelled by "vitriolic" reasoning convicting dentist couple.

Rajesh and Nupur Talwar will be released from Dasna Jail after spending four years behind bars. If the formalities are not completed by 4.30 pm, the Talwars will not be able to walk out of jail today.

"Most patients of Rajesh and Nupur were in a hurry to get their treatment from them on Friday after they heard the news of their acquittal by the Allahabad High Court", Dasna jail doctor Sunil Tyagi told PTI.

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Based on circumstantial evidence, it named Rajesh as the sole suspect, but refused to charge him due to lack of evidence.