Setting aside special CBI court's judgement, the Allahabad High Court on Thursday acquitted Rajesh and Nupur Talwar in decade old Aarushi-Hemraj murder case.
Following is the chronology of the 2008 Aarushi murder case:
May 15-16, 2008: Aarushi Talwar found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her flat in Noida.Â
May 16, 2008: Uttar Pradesh Police start probing the case and domestic help Hemraj (Nepalese national) suspected of murder.Â
May 17: Hemraj's body found on the terrace of Talwar's house.Â
May 18: UP Police say the twin murders were done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.
May 19: Talwar's former Nepalese domestic help Vishnu Sharma named suspect.
May 21: Delhi Police joins murder probe.Â
May 22: Talwars come under suspicion, honour killing angle probed, the police quiz Aarushi's close friend whom she spoke to 688 times in 45 days preceding her murder.Â
May 23: Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar arrested for the two murders.Â
May 29: Notification issued to hand over the case from UP Police to CBI.
June 1: CBI takes over the probe in the case.Â
June 13: Domestic help of Rajesh Talwar, Krishna arrested by CBI.
June 20: Lie detection test of Rajesh Talwar conducted at CFSL, Delhi.
June 25: Second lie detection test conducted on Nupur Talwar. Her first lie detection test was found inconclusive.Â
June 26: CBI declares the case to be a "blind case". Rajesh Talwar refused bail by the special magistrate in Ghaziabad.Â
July 12: Rajesh Talwar freed on bail from Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad.
Feb 8-12, 2009: Narco-analysis tests on Nupur Talwar was done between February 8 to February 12 on CBI's plea.Â
Feb 15-20: Narco-analysis tests on Rajesh Talwar was done between February 15 to February 20.Â
Dec 29: CBI gives up the case with a closure report. Clean chit given to servants but fingers pointed at Talwars.Â
Jan 25, 2011: Rajesh Talwar attacked in court premises.Â
Feb 9: Trial court rejects CBI's closure report and summons Talwar couple as accused to face charges of murder and destruction of evidence.
Feb 21: Couple approaches Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons.
Mar 18: HC dismisses their plea to quash summons and orders initiation of proceedings against them.Â
Mar 19: The couple approaches the Supreme court which stayed the trial against them.
Jan 6, 2012: The apex court dismisses Talwar's plea and allows the trial against them.
Nov 25, 2013: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were convicted by the special CBI court.
Nov 26, 2013: CBI Court awarded life sentence to Talwars who were convicted in the Aarushi-double murder case
Sept 7, 2017: A division bench of the high court comprising justices B K Narayana and A K Mishra had reserved its judgement in the appeal filed by the couple
Oct 12, 2017:Â Allahabad HC Acquits Rajesh, Nupur Talwar In Aarushi Murder Csae