Ghaziabad court reserves order on Talwars’ plea for 13 witnesses

The Ghaziabad Sessions court on Friday reserved the order on the application filed by the defence counsel on Thursday

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: June 22, 2013 2:34:22 am

The Ghaziabad Sessions court on Friday reserved the order on the application filed by the defence counsel on Thursday,seeking to challenge the court’s June 18 order,wherein only seven of the 13 defence witnesses were allowed to be cross-examined in the Aarushi Talwar-Hemraj murder case. The court will pronounce its judgment on Saturday.

Dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are standing trial for the murder of their daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj on May 15-16,2008.

In arguments put forth before the judge,defence counsel Manoj Sisodia said: “We are aggrieved by the June 18 order and want to challenge it in the Allahabad High Court.”

“We told the court that since courts are on summer vacation,no senior counsel is available at the Allahabad High Court. As such,we need 10 days’ time to prepare our case,contact a senior counsel there and file a petition in the Allahabad High Court,” Sisodia said.

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