Aarushi’s father Rajesh Talwar attacked in court

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

NEW DELHI - Aarushi’s father, Rajesh Talwar, has been attacked on Ghaziabad court premises by an young man.

Talwar was hit on the face by a meat cleaver and was seen bleeding profusely from the face.

He was taken by his lawyers to hospital. His attacker has been arrested.

The CBI has been arguing in court that it should be allowed to close its investigation into the Aarushi case because it has not found enough evidence to charge anyone with her murder. However, the agency has listed her father Rajesh Talwar as its only suspect.

The Talwars had on January 11 filed an application seeking all documents submitted by the CBI in support of the closure report.

The CBI court had on January 7 said that Aarushi’s parents are entitled to get a copy of murder case’s closure the report.

The CBI had argued that Rajesh Talwar had no ‘locus standi’ to argue as he was “no more a complainant” in the case.

Aarushi, 14, was found murdered under mysterious circumstances in her parents” Jalvayu Vihar apartment in Noida, May 16, 2008. Their domestic help Hemraj’s body was found on the flat’s terrace a day later. (ANI)

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