May 16, 2008: Aarushi Talwar, the daughter of Dentist couple Rajesh and
Nupur Talwar, found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her
Noida home. Nepalese domestic help Hemraj suspected of murder.
May 17, 2008: Body of Hemraj found on the terrace of the Talwar house.
May 18, 2008: Police say murders were conducted with surgical precision, insider job suspected.
May 23, 2008: Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar arrested for double murder of daughter Aarushi and Hemraj.
May 31, 2008: Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) takes over case.
June 13, 2008: Krishna, Rajesh Talwar's compounder, arrested by the CBI.
Ten days later, Raj Kumar, the servant of a doctor friend of the
Talwars, and Vijay Mandal, the domestic help of Talwars' neighbour, were
July 12, 2008: Rajesh Talwar given bail by a Ghaziabad court after CBI fails to present evidence against him.
January 5, 2010: CBI moves court to conduct narco test on Talwar couple.
29, 2010: The CBI files closure report, stating Rajesh is the main
suspect, but there is not enough evidence against him.
January 25, 2011: Rajesh Talwar attacked in Ghaziabad court premises.
9, 2011: A special Ghaziabad court rejects CBI's closure report and
orders that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar be tried for Aarushi's murder. The
couple also face allegations of destruction of evidence. A CBI special
court in Ghaziabad issues bailable warrants against the couple for not
being present in court.
March 14, 2012: The CBI argues in court for cancellation of Rajesh Talwar's bail.
April 30, 2012: Nupur Talwar arrested.
May 3, 2012: Sessions court rejects Nupur Talwar's bail plea.
May 25, 2012: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar charged by Ghaziabad court with murder, destruction of evidence and conspiracy.
September 25, 2012: Nupur Talwar released on bail on Supreme Court's order.
2013: CBI officer tells court that Aarushi and Hemraj were killed by
the Talwars. CBI also tells court that Aarushi and Hemraj were found in
an objectionable, compromising position.
May 3, 2013: Defence
counsel pleads before a special court to summon 14 people, including
former CBI joint director Arun Kumar as witness. CBI opposes the plea.
6, 2013: Trial court dismisses Talwar's petition for summoning 14
witnesses. It orders recording of statements of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar.
October 18, 2013: CBI closes arguments, says Talwars "misled" investigators.
November 12, 2013: Court reserves verdict in the case for November 25.
November 25, 2013: Court to deliver verdict in double-murder case.