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10.35 am:Talwars to be sentenced todayFollowing the 'guilty' verdict delivered on Monday, both Nupur and Rajesh Talwar will return to the special CBI court in Ghaziabad to hear their quantum of punishment.The maximum punishment in the case is death, while the dentist couple could also be sentenced to life imprisonment.Delivering the much-awaited verdict at 3.25 pm, Special CBI Judge Shyam Lal said that both the accused (Talwars) have flouted the ferocious penal law of the land and therefore are liable to be convicted in the double murder case.Now is the time to say omega in this case. To perorate, it is proved beyond reasonable doubt that the accused are perpetrators of the crime in the question. The parents are the best protectors of their own child that is in order of human nature but they have been freaks in the history of mankind where the father and mother became the killer of their own progeny, the judge said in a 204-page judgment.It added: They have extirpated their own daughter who had hardly seen 14 summers of her life and the servant without compunction from terrestrial terrain in the breach of commandment Thou shalt not kill. The court also quoted the holy Quran, saying, Take not life which God had made sacred.-- end of updatess for 25 November --4.54 pm: The case has been messed up, says Aarushi's friendsA friend of Aarushi Talwar, Fiza Jha today slammed the CBI court verdict saying the case had been messed up."I know the parents very well, I was like a second daughter.They loved her very much.Case has been messed up," Fiza told ANI.The situation has gone from bad to worse. It will be tragic if the parents don't get justice in higher courts. I am deeply dissapointed.I know the public opinion about this but has anyone thought what if they are innocent?" Fiza said.4.30 pm: Outraged family members say verdict was a foregone conclusion"Why did we bother to fight a case, when the verdict was already decided?", asked another family member of the Talwars, when contacted by CNN-IBN."We thought CBI was an independent agency, we were clearly mistaken".4:10 pm: Talwars family member says they are victims of extreme prejudiceA member of the Talwar family has spoken out after the verdict and said that the family was victims of extreme prejudice."Everyone had turned against us... What do we have on our side? Only the truth," Vandana Talwar, who is related to the Talwars said."There is such extreme prejudice and minds are already made up... No one wants to look at the facts and evidence in the case. They are pointing at somebody else committing the crime," she said.The family member said that they had been pitted against the CBI and no one was willing to believe them. She questioned the reason behind a trial being held, given the prejudice against them."No one believes what we say because we are a family against the mighty CBI," she said.4:00 pm: Talwars taken to Dasna jailHere's an image of the Talwars being taken to jail that was tweeted by ANINupur and Rajesh Talwar being taken to Dasna jail pic.twitter.com/o4csJRzNgl ANI (@ANI_news) November 25, 2013 3:55 pm: Family and friends of the Talwars upset after verdictThe family and friends of the Talwars are understandably distraught over the development. Most of them refused to comment after leaving the court."The system is screwed up," one of the family friends said.3:50 pm: Talwars taken away to Dasna jailBoth the Talwars have been taken from the Ghaziabad court to the Dasna jail in a police vehicle.3:45 pm: Talwars to be taken to jail, CBI lawyer said they have done their jobRajesh and Nupur Talwar are to be taken to the Dasna jail this evening and will be brought back tomorrow for the sentencing."Our main case was that as per the circumstances that no one else could have committed the murder...I have done my duty," RK Saini, the CBI counsel told reporters.He said that at no point had the investigating agency given the Talwars a 'clean chit' and the agency did not believe that any more evidence was needed to convict the Talwars.3:40 pm: Friends and family of the Talwars still to leave courtFirstpost's Pallavi Polanki reports that the family friends and the family members who are in the court are still to leave the court.3:35 pm: Talwars say they are disappointedStatement issued from the Talwars after being convicted in the Aarushi-Hemraj case. Live: http://t.co/KFRJqc4IpE pic.twitter.com/eTtrxMH6bI Firstpost (@firstpostin) November 25, 2013 3:33 pm: Talwars' lawyer says they will appeal against verdict, says she's disappointedRebecca John, who represented the Talwars during the course of the case, said that they were disappointed with the court's verdict."We are disappointed. We believe we set up a case to prove their innocence," John told CNN-IBN.She said she would study the verdict and they would definitely be appealing against the verdict in a higher court.3:25 pm: Talwars burst into tears on hearing verdict, taken into custodyA lawyer who was present in the court said that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have been convicted under section 302 (murder), 201 (disappearance of evidence) of the Indian Penal Code."The Talwars have been taken into court's custody and the Talwars and their family members present in court burst into tears on hearing the verdict," the lawyer said.3:20 pm: Court finds both Talwars guilty of murderCNN-IBN reports that the special CBI court has found both Nupur and Rajesh Talwar guilty of murder in the double murder case.The sentencing in the trial will be taking place tomorrow and the parents of the slain teenager are likely to be taken into custody and kept in jail till tomorrow.2:55 pm: Other cases delaying the court's verdict?CNN-IBN's Rajdeep Sardesai asks a question many of us may be thinking:Doesn't a judge have enough time to write an order before court starts? Why keep delaying a verdict all day? #aarushihemrajcase Rajdeep Sardesai (@sardesairajdeep) November 25, 2013 2:25 pm: Verdict delayed again, now to be announced at 3 pmThe CBI court has now said that the verdict will be announced only at 3 pm, said a lawyer outside the court.Among those present in court are Nupur Talwar's parents and Rajesh Talwar's brother Dinesh and his wife Vandana. Family friends of the family were also present in the court.2:00 pm: Talwars return to the court, verdict expected soonA family friend of the Talwars has said that Rajesh and Nupur Talwar have headed back to the court room where the verdict is expected to come shortly.There is a lot of excitement outside the court as media persons waited for the verdict to be announced.Firstpost's Pallavi Polanki says that camera persons have perched on the tops of trees and tops of surrounding buildings to be able to see the courtroom in which the trial is expected to come to an end today.Photographers perched on the top of a building in Ghaziabad waiting for Aarushi verdict. Live: http://t.co/KFRJqc4IpE pic.twitter.com/Freg9eroyp Firstpost (@firstpostin) November 25, 2013 Photo journalists everywhere as they wait for the Aarushi murder trial verdict. Live: http://t.co/KFRJqc4IpE pic.twitter.com/f5ZUnnDPz6 Firstpost (@firstpostin) November 25, 2013 1:00 pm: Talwars lawyer says they have 'fought bravely'Speaking to Firstpost's Pallavi Polanki, defence counsel for the Talwars Satyaketu Singh said that the Talwars had "fought bravely".Commenting on the wide range of reports in the media about the incident, he said, "It should not affect the verdict. The media coverage has largely been a selective and distorted version of the facts.""The Talwars were soft targets," he said, while speaking about the investigation.12:50 pm: The media scrum outside the Ghaziabad courtThe intense media spotlight on the case remains bright even today and Firstpost's Naresh Sharma sent these images from the Ghaziabad court:11:05 am: Verdict in the case could come only after lunch, says defence lawyerThe verdict in the case will come only post lunch in the afternoon session, the defence lawyers have said reports Firstpost's Pallavi Polanki.This could mean at least two to three hours more before the verdict is received.11:00 am: The Talwars arrive in courtRajesh and Nupur Talwar have arrived at the Ghaziabad court, reports Firstpost's Pallavi Polanki who is at the spot.The parents of the slain teenager were accompanied by Rajesh's parents and did not speak to the waiting media persons as they entered the court.The verdict from the court can come any time now.10:45 am: Defence lawyers arrive in courtThe defence lawyers have also arrived in court. The parents of Aarushi Talwar, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar haven't arrived yet.10:30 am: CBI team, judge arrive at Ghaziabad courtTimes Now reports that the CBI team that participated in the trial has arrived a at the special court in Ghaziabad.Special judge Shyam Lal who will be delivering his verdict has also reached the court complex.There's no report about the whereabouts of the Talwars yet.09:45 am: High security outside Ghaziabad court The police are present in large numbers outside the Ghaziabad court and are reportedly prepared for any situation.High security at the special CBI court Ghaziabad #AarushiHemrajMurderCase pic.twitter.com/YzurUymikN Subhajit Sengupta (@SubhajitSG) November 25, 2013 Aarushi case: ahead of verdict, huge security at Ghaziabad court, police ready with tear gas shells, reports @ndtv'sTanima Biswas Suparna Singh (@Suparna_Singh) November 25, 2013 Special CBI judge S Lal to deliver the Judgment in Aarushi-Hemraj murder case. Some people in Ghaziabad court call him *Saza Lal* :-) Sumit Nagpal (@Sumit_Nagpal) November 25, 2013 09:30 am: Large number of mediapersons outside the Talwars homeCNN-IBN reports that a large number of media persons are present outside the Talwars' residence in Hauz Khas and there is no sign of them just yet.They are expected to leave soon for the Ghaziabad court where the verdict is expected to be pronounced.08: 30 am: All the twists and turns in the Aarushi case so farCan't recall all the twists and turns in the murder case since 2008? Here's a video that chronicles the entire list of them:07:30 am: Almost five years after murder, verdict expected todayAlmost five years after the sensational murder of teenager Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj, a special CBI court will today pronounce its verdict on whether it finds dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar guilty of murder and destruction of evidence .Special Judge S Lal, who is retiring soon, will give his decision, following the 15-month-long trial of dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, both out on bail at present, on charges of murder and destruction of evidence in the killing of their 14-year-old daughter and servant, on the intervening night of 15 -16 May 2008 at their Jalvayu Vihar residence in Noida.The Uttar Pradesh Police started its probe on the premise that Hemraj had killed Aarushi and escaped from the crime scene. But following the discovery of Hemrajs body on the terrace of the Talwars flat the next day, Rajesh Talwar was taken into custody by the UP Police.The sensational allegations made by the UP Police that the killer was none other than the teenagers father, acting in rage after finding Aarushi and Hemraj in an objectionable but not compromising position accentuated media attention. Amid growing media scrutiny, then UP Chief Minister Mayawati handed over the case to CBI.The trial in the sensational murders started on 11 June, 2012. The case went on for nearly one and a half years, during which the prosecution led by CBIs Deputy Legal Advisor RK Saini presented 39 witnesses to buttress their case while the defence team presented seven witnesses.

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