The Aarushi Talwar’s murder case is a real complicated one. There is no direct evidence and the case has been decided based upon circumstantial evidences. A CBI judge, in November 2013, held that the parents of Aarushi Talwar are guilty of the murder of their daughter and domestic help.
Now the convicted couple has decided to file an appeal before the Allahabad High Court on Tuesday i.e. 21-01-2014. An application for bail had also been attached with the appeal, with the matter likely to be listed for Thursday. The appeal runs into 2,200 pages, with the grounds for appeal being 600 pages long.
The lawyers for the convicted accused parents are appealing against issues like nature of burden of proof, improper witnesses and evidence, etc. These seem to be traditional criminal law related arguments.
The lawyers of the convicted parents seem to have ignored the digital evidence that, if proved successfully, could easily lead to their acquittal. This is more so when the central bureau of investigation (CBI) has failed to produce very credible cyber forensics evidence in the lower court.
When stakes are high it is not a good strategy to ignore and exclude crucial areas that can strengthen a lawyer’s case. Let us see how the appeal would be pursued at the Allahabad High Court in the near future.