Timeline of Aarushi Talwar murder case: What happened since 2008

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    Allahabad High Court is likely to deliver its verdict on a plea filed by Rajesh Talwar & Nupur Talwar, parents of Aarushi Talwar who was found dead in her bedroom on 16 May, 2008.

    Read | Aarushi murder case: HC verdict likely today on Talwars appeal

    Arushi-Hemraj double-murder case: A timeline of events

    Following is the chronology of events in the case:


    May 16: 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar Aarushi, who was in her teens, was found dead inside her room with her throat slit in Noida's Jal Vayu Vihar. Domestic help Hemraj, a Nepali, suspected of murder.

    May 17: Hemraj's body found on the terrace of Talwar's residence.

    May 18: Preliminary investigation in the case suggested the murders were conducted with clinical precision and an inside job was suspected.

    May 21: The Delhi police joins murder probe.

    May 22: Family under suspicion, probe begins on honour killing angle, the police quiz Aarushi's close friend whom she spoke to 688 times in the 45 days preceding her murder.

    May 23: Rajesh Talwar arrested for the twin murders.

    June 1: The murder case has been handed over to the Central Bureau of Investigation.

    June 20: Lie detection test of Rajesh Talwar conducted at CFSL, Delhi.

    June 25: Second lie detection test conducted on Nupur Talwar. Her first lie detection test was found inconclusive.

    June 26: CBI declares the case to be a "blind case".

    Rajesh Talwar refused bail by the special magistrate in Ghaziabad.

    July 3: The Supreme Court rejects a PIL which challenged the conduct of narco-analysis test on the accused.

    July 12: Rajesh Talwar freed on bail from Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad.


    January 5: CBI moves court to conduct narco test on Talwar couple.

    December 29: CBI submits closure report. Clean chit to servants but points fingers at parents.


    January 25: Rajesh Talwar attacked in the Ghaziabad court premises.

    February 9: Court takes cognisance of CBI report, charges Aarushi's parents with murder and destruction of evidence.

    February 21: Couple approaches the Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons.

    March 18: High Court dismisses their plea to quash summons and orders initiation of proceedings against them.

    March 19: The couple approaches the Supreme Court which stays the trial against them.


    January 6: Supreme Court dismisses Talwar's plea and allows the trial to proceed.

    May 25: Talwars were charged by Ghaziabad court with murder, conspiracy and destruction of evidence.


    May 6: Trial court ordered to record Talwas' statements.

    November 26: The CBI court in Ghaziabad announced life imprisonment to the Talwar couple, sent to Dasna jail.


    January 21: Rajesh & Nupur Talwar move to Allahabad High Court against CBI court's life term order.

    May 19: Allahabad High Court denies bail to Rajesh & Nupur Talwar.


    January 11, 2017: Allahabad High Court reserves its judgment on an appeal filed by the Talwar's, challenging their conviction by a CBI court in 2013.

    September 17, 2017: Allahabad High Court keeps its judgement reserved in the Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.

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