Case 253

Aarushi Talwar & Hemraj Banjade

*** Content warning: child victim, sexual assault ***

When Rajesh and Nupur Talwar went to wake their 13-year-old daughter Aarushi on the morning of Friday, May 16 2008, the couple were shocked to find her brutally murdered in her bed.

Police in their Delhi suburb of Noida were summoned, and the Talwars wasted no time in naming their 45-year-old servant, Hemraj Banjade, as a suspect. But when a second body was found in their apartment, investigators began to wonder if the perpetrator was someone closer to home…



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