Govind Manoharan is an advocate practicing at the Supreme Court of India.
Much has been written to suggest that the investigation in this case was shoddy to say the least. The CBI in fact had filed a closure report suggesting there was no sufficient evidence available to recommend trial. Of course, this report was rejected. A shoddy investigation resulted in the lack of evidence and the CBI Judge proceeded to find the Talwars guilty on the basis of conjectures and surmises.
Tamilian author Perumal Murugan has now come out with his new book in Tamil "Kozhaiyin Padalgal" ("Songs of a Coward"). It speaks of the period when the writer was fighting a battle, both internally as well as with the external forces.