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New Delhi: Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were today convicted for the killing of their daughter Aarushi and domestic Hemraj at their residence in Noida in 2008. Following is the chronology of events in the case:

May 16, 2008: Aarushi Talwar found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her home in Noida. Domestic help Hemraj, a Nepali, suspected of murder. Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj Aarushi Talwar and Hemraj

May 17: Hemraj’s body found on the terrace of Talwar’s residence. May 18: Police say murders done with surgical precision, insider job suspected.

May 19: Talwar’s former Nepali domestic help Vishnu Sharma named as suspect.

May 21: The Delhi police joins murder probe.

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

May 23: Rajesh Talwar arrested for the twin 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: The Supreme Court rejects a PIL which challenged the conduct of narco-analysis test on the accused.

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 submits closure report. Clean chit to servants but points fingers at parents.

Jan 25, 2011 : Rajesh Talwar attacked in the Ghaziabad court premises. Feb 9: Court takes cognisance of CBI report, charges Aarushi’s parents with murder and destruction of evidence.

Feb 21: Couple approaches the Allahabad High Court for quashing trial court summons.

Mar 18: HC dismisses their plea to quash summons and orders initiation of proceedings against them.

Mar 19, 2011: The couple approaches the Supreme court which stays the trial against them.

Jan 6, 2012: The apex court dismisses Talwar’s plea and allows the trial to proceed.

Jun 11, 2012: Trial starts before Special Judge S Lal.

Oct 10, 2013: Final arguments begin.

Nov, 25, 2013: Talwar couple convicted by a special CBI court in Ghaziabad.

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