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Timeline: How the Aarushi murder probe unfolded

india Updated: May 23, 2008 18:45 IST
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Aarushi murder probe

Following is the sequence of events in the investigation into the killing of 15-year-old Aarushi Talwar and domestic help Hemraj that culminated in the arrest of her father Rajesh Talwar on Friday.

May 16

Aarushi Talwar, daughter of a dentist couple, found dead with her throat slit in the bedroom of her flat in Jal Vayu Vihar; domestic help Hemraj suspected.

May 17

*Hemraj's body found on terrace of Talwar's house.
*Noida sector 20 station house officer shifted for lapses in investigations.
*Autopsy report rules out sexual assault.

May 18

*Police say murders done with surgical precision; insider job suspected.
*Superintendent of Police (City) Mahesh Mishra shifted out.

May 19

*Talwar's former domestic help Vishnu Sharma named suspect.

May 21

*Delhi Police join murder probe; police say murder committed by "doctor or butcher".

May 22

*Family under suspicion; honour killing angle probed; police quiz Aarushi's close friend Anmol, who she spoke to 688 times in the 45 days before she was murdered.

May 23

*Aarushi's father Rajesh Talwar arrested for twin murders.

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