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Allahabad High Court acquits Talwars

Aarushi was found murdered inside her bedroom in the Talwar’s flat in Noida’s posh Jal Vayu Vihar — her throat slit with surgical precision

# At this age it was very trying for me to see my daughter and son-in-law being lodged in jail for a crime they did not commit.

The jail officials said that Rajesh Talwar and his wife Nupur Talwar had not eaten anything since morning and prayed for hours.

Today's Allahabad High Court cancels this guilty verdict.

Aarushi's parents are likely to be released on Friday.

"Grateful to the court for the verdict, we always knew they were innocent,"said Aarushi's grandfather, following the HC verdict". I think this is what has happened in this appeal.

In his order, Additional Sessions Judge Shyam Lal had cited judgements of the Supreme Court to say that the mere fact that the prosecution had failed to "translate that mental disposition of the accused into evidence does not mean that no such mental condition existed in the mind of the assailant".

# The investigation on the case was botched up.

Rajesh Talwar and Nupur Talwar were sentenced to life in jail after Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Ghaziabad convicted them for the gruesome killings of their daughter and their domestic help Hemraj.

# The HC said that CBI could not substantiate evidence.

Overruling the trial court's judgment, the Allahabad High Court gave the benefit of doubt to the Aarushi's parents.

The three were later freed after no evidence was found against them. The Allahabad High Court overturned the 2013 court ruling, which found the couple guilty of the double murder. The agency has said it will take a call on appealing the high court's decision after it goes through the judgement.

Aarushi Talwar was killed at her house on the night of May 15-16, 2008 in Noida. Aarushi was found dead in her bedroom at the Talwars' home in Noida near Delhi; then Hemraj, the family's Nepalese domestic help was discovered killed on the terrace , As Reported By NDTV.

# However, the mystery over the sensational murder case further deepened as the two CBI teams which investigated the case, came to contradictory conclusions.