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Timeline: Aarushi Talwar murder case
New Delhi:  Following is the chronology of the Aarushi murder case in which CBI filed a closure report today:

May 16, 2008: Aarushi Talwar-- daughter of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur - found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her flat in Noida. Domestic help Hemraj (Nepalese national) suspected of murder.

May 17: Hemraj's body found on the terrace of Talwar's house.

May 18: Police say murders done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.

May 19: Talwar's former Nepalese domestic help Vishnu Sharma named suspect.

May 21: Delhi Police join murder probe.

May 22: Family under suspicion, honour killing angle probed, the police quiz Aarushi's close friend whom she spoke to 688 times in the 45 days preceding her murder.

May 23: Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar arrested for the two murders.

June 1: CBI takes over the probe in the case.

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.

June 26: CBI declares the case to be a "blind case". Rajesh Talwar refused bail by the special magistrate in Ghaziabad.

July 3: Supreme Court rejects a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) case which challenged the administration of narco-analysis test on the accused in the case.

July 12: Rajesh Talwar freed on bail from Dasna Jail in Ghaziabad.

Jan 5, 2010: CBI moves court to conduct narco test on Talwar couple.

Dec 29: CBI gives up on the case with a closure report citing not enough evidence as the reason.

February 9: A Ghaziabad court ordered the CBI to make Aarushi Talwar's parents - Rajesh and Nupur Talwar - the main accused in the murder. They will be charged with her murder and the CBI will have to reinvestigate the teen's death.

(With PTI Inputs)


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