Nupur Talwar's bail plea rejected

Apr 30, 2012, 12:43 IST | IANS

A CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) court rejected the bail plea of denist Nupur Talwar, an accused in the 2008 murder of her daughter Aarushi and the family's domestic help Hemraj.

Dentist Nupur Talwar was taken into custody soon after she surrendered before a Ghaziabad court hearing the 2008 twin murder case of her teenaged daughter Aarushi and their domestic help Hemraj.

Nupur Talwar faced a non-bailable warrant issued by a CBI  special court in Ghaziabad after she failed to appear in court as directed. Police guarded the court premises as Nupur Talwar and her husband Rajesh reached around 10.15 am. She was taken into the court from a back door.

She applied for bail immediately after her arrest, but CBI had opposed the plea. It had argued that being a woman was not a ground for bail. CBI lawyer RK Saini also said that Nupur Talwar had been avoiding orders to appear in court and that it was a heinous case of double murder. 

Dentist Nupur Talwar's bail plea was rejected by a CBI court

On Friday, the Supreme Court had directed Nupur Talwar to surrender before the magistrate's court. The apex court bench, headed by Justice AK Patnaik, had said that she could apply for bail after surrendering and the court would decide on the issue expeditiously and on merit.
The apex court had passed the order while adjourning till Friday the hearing of its review petition of its order directing her to face trial in the double murder case. 
The dentist couple's 14-year-old daughter Aarushi was found dead inside their Noida residence in May 2008 with her throat slit. 
The body of the Talwars' domestic servant Hemraj, initially a suspect in the case, was recovered from the terrace a day later. The Talwar couple is accused in the case.

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