CBI wants Talwars tried for murder, destroying proof
While the CBI completed its arguments on Tuesday, the counsel representing the Talwars were unable to complete their account and the proceedings will continue tomorrow.
“We have asked for charges under Sections 302 (murder), 201 (destruction of evidence) and 203 (giving false information) against Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. Apart from committing the murder of their daughter Arushi and their domestic help Hemraj, they also misled the investigating agency by filing a false FIR against Hemraj when the murder of Arushi was first discovered,” CBI senior prosecutor R K Saini said.
Arguing in the court of Additional Sessions Judge Shyam Lal, the CBI said that as there were only four persons in the house that night, including Arushi and Hemraj, the onus to explain the events of the night fell on the Talwars.
The CBI also quoted from the statements of the guard of the Noida colony where the Talwars lived and the murders took place, which said that “nobody entered or left the house post 9 pm”.
Also used by the CBI was the account of the Talwars’ driver, who confirmed that when “he went to the house to hand over the car keys at 9.50 pm that night, all four persons
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