SC directs Nupur Talwar to surrender in courtApril 27th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed dentist Nupur Talwar to surrender before the magistrate’s court which is trying the double murder case of her daughter Aarushi Talwar and servant Hemraj.
The apex court Bench, headed by Justice A.K. Patnaik said that upon surrendering before the trial court, Nupur Talwar can apply for bail which the court will decide expeditiously and on merit.
The apex court passed the order while adjourning till next Friday the hearing of Nupur Talwar’s review petition of its order directing her to face trial in the 2008 Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj double murder case.
Dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar’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.
Nupur Talwar faces a non-bailable warrant issued by a CBI special court in Ghaziabad issued after she failed to appear in court as directed.