RAJESH, NUPUR TALWAR GET LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR AARUSHI, HEMRAJ MURDER
Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, convicted for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, have been sentenced to life imprisonment. A special CBI court pronounced the sentence in Ghaziabad at around 4.30pm today.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had requested the court to consider the case as rarest of rare crime and award death sentence to the Talwars. The court however ruled that the case could not be considered as rarest of rare.
The Talwars were awarded life imprisonment under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code, five years in prison under Section 201 and one year jail under Section 203. They have also been fined Rs 10, 000 each by the court.
Soon after the sentencing, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were taken to Dasna jail in Ghaziabad.