Aarti who returned home from school on the afternoon of Oct 25, 2006 went out to buy some toffees; but never returned. A report about Aarti going missing was then taken down at the Sector 20 police station in Noida.
In Dec, 2006, Aarti's remains were found buried behind Pandher's home in Nithari.
In the previous judgment in the Nithari killings, the special CBI court on Feb 12 gave a death sentence to Moninder Singh Pandher and Surinder Koli for their respective roles in the Rampa Haldar murder case.
Both Pandher and Koli are accused of killing and disposing off the bodies of 19 children and a young woman between 2005 and 2006.
The investigation of the case was handed over to the CBI in Jan, 2007. The CBI has filed chargesheets in 16 cases. Chargesheets in the remaining three cases are still awaited