Arushi murder case: Renuka convenes meet over cops’ role

June 2nd, 2008 - 11:18 am ICT by admin  

New Delhi, June2 (ANI): The Women and Child Development Ministry will convene a meeting of its advisory group here today to explore legal options against Uttar Pradesh police officials for their alleged character assassination of Arushi Talwar.

The meeting will be attended by lawyers, women activists and representatives of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR).

The Uttar Pradesh police, who are investigating the twin murder of Arushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj, are under fire from all quarters for using alleged derogatory language while describing the sequence of events.

On Sunday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had transferred Meerut Inspector General of police (IG) Gurdarshan Singh, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) P C Meena and Noida Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) A Satish Ganesh who were investigating case.

The Uttar Pradesh Government has assured that it will provide all assistance to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for investigations into the murder of Arushi and Hemraj.

Earlier, the CBI initiated investigations in twin murders formed a 25-member team to crack the case.

After re-registering the case filed by Noida police, the team went to the scene of crime and talked to the kin of the deceased besides meeting the Noida Police officers who were investigating the case.

Noida police had arrested Arushi’s father Rajesh Talwar, a dentist, for allegedly killing his daughter and servant Hemraj in their Noida’s Sector 25 house on the night of May 15-16. He is in judicial custody. (ANI)

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