Rajesh Talwar injured in an attack by youth outside court

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Ghaziabad, Jan 25 (PTI) Rajesh Talwar, father ofmurdered teenager Aarushi, was today attacked by anunidentified youth outside a Ghaziabad court, leaving himprofusely bleeding from the head.

54-year-old Talwar, who had gone to the court to filea petition demanding a fresh probe by the CBI in theAarushi-Hemraj murder case, was rushed to a hospital by hislawyers, eyewitnesses said.

They said he was attacked by the youth in his earlytwenties when Talwar was standing next to a photocopying shopafter he came out of the court after filing his plea.

They said Talwar was suspected to have been attackedby a cleaver, leaving him profusely bleeding from the leftside of his head.

In the midst of the commotion, the youth wasapprehended by a bystander and taken into custody by policepersonnel who took him to a lock-up in the court premises.

Following the incident, the court adjourned thehearing in the case till February eight, lawyers said.

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