Aarushi murder case: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar to walk free by noon

Talwars were expected to walk out from Dasna prison on Friday, but the necessary paperwork and the weekend pushed their release to Monday. 

Published: 16th October 2017 09:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th October 2017 12:17 PM   |  A+A-

The Allahabad High Court had acquitted Nupur Talwar and Rajesh Talwar in the case, saying neither the circumstances nor the evidence was enough to hold them guilty. (File | PTI)


Dasna (UP):  Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are likely to walk out of the jail here by noon after being cleared in the murder case of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj and will be provided with security.

Jail Superintendent Dadhiram Maurya said today that jail authorities had requested the Ghaziabad district administration to give security to the couple till the time they reach home.

"The district administration has accepted our request.

There is a possibility that they would be released from the jail in the afternoon," Maurya said.

He said several media personnel are camping outside the jail and in view of this, security is needed for the Talwars.

The jail Superintendent noted that Rajesh had been attacked earlier.

In January, 2011, Rajesh was attacked with a meat chopper inside the Ghaziabad district court complex by a 30-year-old man.

Maurya said that once the jail authorities get the release order from court, they would be released within an hour.

Talwars' lawyer has received a certified copy of the Allahabad High Court, which will be provided to Ghaziabad's special CBI court which had awarded them life sentence.

The dentist couple are lodged in Dasna Jail since November 2013 after they were convicted by thel CBI court in the sensational double murder case They were acquitted by the Allahabad High Court in the case last week.

The couple will be visiting the Dasna Jail every 15 days to attend to inmates facing dental problems after their release.


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