Was Aarushi Talwar murder verdict a miscarriage of justice?

“We are living an unreal life for the past seven years,” says Rajesh Talwar. “It is like living in a haze.”

Talwar and his wife, Nupur, are currently lodged in a prison set amid verdant farmland outside India’s capital, Delhi. In November 2013, a court found the dentist couple guilty of killing their 13-year-old daughter Aarushi and their Nepalese servant, Hemraj Banjade, in the family apartment in nearby Uttar Pradesh, one of India’s worst-governed states.

Fuelled by sensational media leaks and the fact that the accused belonged to India’s thriving, upwardly mobile middle-class, the 2008 double murder quickly became the country’s most-talked-about crime. The verdict was based on circumstantial evidence as key forensic evidence had been lost during two flawed investigations. The Talwars were sentenced to life in prison.

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Source Credits: Soutik Biswas in BBC

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