Aarushi Talwar murder, not the first to remain unsolved: Here are 7 more murder mysteries

Published: 12th October 2017 05:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 12th October 2017 08:03 PM  

Aarushi Talwar, 14, was found dead with her throat slit in her bedroom in flat no. L-32 Jalvayu Vihar, Noida on the morning of May 16, 2008. The body of Hemraj, who was initially suspected of murdering her, was found in a pool of blood on the terrace of the flat, the following day. The Allahabad High Court on October 12, 2017 acquitted the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar and quashed their conviction in the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. Here are some murder cases which are still unsolved and investigations are ongoing.
Aarushi Talwar, 14, was found dead with her throat slit in her bedroom in flat no. L-32 Jalvayu Vihar, Noida on the morning of May 16, 2008. The body of Hemraj, who was initially suspected of murdering her, was found in a pool of blood on the terrace of the flat, the following day. The Allahabad High Court on October 12, 2017 acquitted the dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar and quashed their conviction in the murder of their teenage daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj. Here are some murder cases which are still unsolved and investigations are ongoing.
On January 17, 2014, Sunanda Pushkar wife of Shashi Tharoor was found dead in room number 345 of the Leela Palace hotel in Chaanakypuri, New Delhi. A day before her death she had a spat with a Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar on Twitter. Police claimed that Sunanda was poisoned and registered a murder case in January 2015, without naming any suspect. No arrest has been made in the case yet. ( Photo | PTI)
On January 17, 2014, Sunanda Pushkar wife of Shashi Tharoor was found dead in room number 345 of the Leela Palace hotel in Chaanakypuri, New Delhi. A day before her death she had a spat with a Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar on Twitter. Police claimed that Sunanda was poisoned and registered a murder case in January 2015, without naming any suspect. No arrest has been made in the case yet. ( Photo | PTI)
Divya Bharti, the beautiful and talented actress reigned Bollywood during the 90s as diva queen. On April 5, 1993, she fell off the balcony of her fifth floor apartment at Versova in Mumbai. Police investigated the case but later came to a conclusion that it was suicide. However, there were speculations that her husband Sajid Nadiadwala was responsible for her death.  ( Photo | Youtube Screengrab)
Divya Bharti, the beautiful and talented actress reigned Bollywood during the 90s as diva queen. On April 5, 1993, she fell off the balcony of her fifth floor apartment at Versova in Mumbai. Police investigated the case but later came to a conclusion that it was suicide. However, there were speculations that her husband Sajid Nadiadwala was responsible for her death. ( Photo | Youtube Screengrab)
The 1999 box office hit Kadhalar Dhinam actor Kunal Singh was found dead on February 7, 2008. Actress Lavina Bhatia found his body hanging from the ceiling in his Mumbai apartment. Kunal's father Rajendra Singh claimed that the body showed signs of suspicious bruising. Subsequently, Bhatia was detained by the police but was not proven guilty. ( Photo | Youtube Screengrab)
The 1999 box office hit Kadhalar Dhinam actor Kunal Singh was found dead on February 7, 2008. Actress Lavina Bhatia found his body hanging from the ceiling in his Mumbai apartment. Kunal's father Rajendra Singh claimed that the body showed signs of suspicious bruising. Subsequently, Bhatia was detained by the police but was not proven guilty. ( Photo | Youtube Screengrab)
Lal Bahadur shastri and the then Pakistan President Ayub Khan met in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on January 11, 1966 for a summit which was organized by Soviet OM Alexei Kosygin. Later on the same night, Shastri died of multiple heart attacks. His wife Lalita alleged that he was poisoned. The butler who served him was arrested but was later freed due to lack of evidence. (Photo | PTI)
Lal Bahadur shastri and the then Pakistan President Ayub Khan met in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on January 11, 1966 for a summit which was organized by Soviet OM Alexei Kosygin. Later on the same night, Shastri died of multiple heart attacks. His wife Lalita alleged that he was poisoned. The butler who served him was arrested but was later freed due to lack of evidence. (Photo | PTI)
Chandrashekar Prasad was killed on March 31, 1997 in Siwan, Bihar while addressing a gathering. Prasad was instrumental in the setting up of AISA in Jawaharlal Nehru University, the newly formed student organization of the CPI-ML liberation. He was elected to the JNU students union election three times in a row as President for two successive terms. ( Photo | Youtube Screengrab)
Chandrashekar Prasad was killed on March 31, 1997 in Siwan, Bihar while addressing a gathering. Prasad was instrumental in the setting up of AISA in Jawaharlal Nehru University, the newly formed student organization of the CPI-ML liberation. He was elected to the JNU students union election three times in a row as President for two successive terms. ( Photo | Youtube Screengrab)
Popularly called as the 'Elvis' of Punjab, Amar Singh Chamkila was extremely famous in Punjab for his songs. He sang of extra marital affairs, drugs, alcohol and the hot headed men of Punjab. In March 1988, he and his wife Amarjot, and two more members of his band were shot and killed in broad daylight. ( Photo| Youtube Screengrab)
Popularly called as the 'Elvis' of Punjab, Amar Singh Chamkila was extremely famous in Punjab for his songs. He sang of extra marital affairs, drugs, alcohol and the hot headed men of Punjab. In March 1988, he and his wife Amarjot, and two more members of his band were shot and killed in broad daylight. ( Photo| Youtube Screengrab)
Sister Abhaya murder case is the longest-running murder investigation in Kerala. She was found dead on March 27, 1992 in a water well in St Pius X Convent in Kottayam. Initially, the investigation team termed the murder as suicide but later the CBI took up the case but the reason of her death is still unknown.
Sister Abhaya murder case is the longest-running murder investigation in Kerala. She was found dead on March 27, 1992 in a water well in St Pius X Convent in Kottayam. Initially, the investigation team termed the murder as suicide but later the CBI took up the case but the reason of her death is still unknown.
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