Fact file of Noida double murderJune 14th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Following is the fact file of Noida double killings in which 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj were murdered a month back in an apartment in Delhi’s suburb Noida. Aarushi’s father, dentist Rajesh Talwar, was arrested May 23 for the murders. The police claimed that Talwar killed them after finding Aarushi in an “objectionable position but not compromising state” with Hemraj. Talwar’s compounder Krishna was arrested June 13.
May 16: Aarushi, 14, found dead at her Jalvayu Vihar home in Noida. The police announce reward on missing domestic help Hemraj.
May 17: Hemraj’s body recovered from the terrace of the house.
May 18: The police say a sharp-edged surgical instrument was used to slit the throats of Aarushi and Hemraj. Additional Director General of Uttar Pradesh police Brij Lal says the double murder will be probed by the state Special Task Force (STF).
May 19: Superintendent of Police (City) Mahesh Mishra transferred.
May 20: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati visits Noida, avoids Talwar family.
May 23: Rajesh Talwar, father of Aarushi, held for double murder. Gurdarshan Singh, the inspector general of police, Meerut range, says that Talwar killed his daughter Aarushi in a fit of rage after finding her in an “objectionable position but not compromising state” with Hemraj. He says Hemraj was murdered first.
Talwar sent to judicial custody.
May 24: Aarushi’s mother, Nupur Talwar, claims her husband is innocent.
May 25: Family meets Talwar in Ghaziabad’s Dasna jail.
May 26: Dentist Anita Durrani denies illicit relations with Rajesh Talwar. The police says Aarushi objected to this relationship.
May 27: Talwar sent to three-day police custody. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights asks the police to explain “objectionable” statements on Aarushi. Aarushi’s schoolmates protest against her character assassination.
Family demands probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
May 28: Women and Child Development Minister Renuka Chowdhury criticises the Uttar Pradesh Police for “character assassination” of Aarushi.
May 28: Officer investigating the case changed for the third time.
May 29: The Uttar Pradesh government recommends CBI probe.
May 30: Talwar sent to judicial custody.
June 1: CBI registers case against Rajesh Talwar in Noida double murder.
June 2: CBI examines Talwar’s house, questions Anita Durrani. Talwar sent to CBI custody for a day.
June 3: CBI gets Talwar’s custody for two more days. Mayawati defends the state police in Noida double murder probe.
June 4: Talwar undergoes lie-detector test.
June 5: Talwar sent to 14 days’ judicial remand.
June 6: CBI searches Talwars’ house and sewer lines for murder weapon.
June 7: Rajesh Talwar’s bail plea deferred.
June 10: Lie detector test on Talwar’s compunder Krishna. CBI conducts fresh search at Talwar’s residence. Talwar again denied bail. Krishna emerges as prime suspect.
June 11: CBI takes Krishna to Bangalore for narco test.
June 12: Krishna undergoes narco test.
June 13: CBI questions Talwar’s industrialist friend; arrests Krishna.