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Indian couple given life in prison for daughter's murder

A prosperous Indian dentist couple were sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and domestic servant in a case that transfixed the nation. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar had been convicted on Monday of murdering Aarushi, 14, and Nepalese domestic servant Hemraj Banjade at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb in 2008.

Indian couple given life in jail for daughter's murder

A prosperous Indian dentist couple were sentenced to life in prison on Tuesday for slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and domestic servant in a case that transfixed the nation. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar had been convicted on Monday of murdering Aarushi, 14, and Nepalese employee Hemraj Banjade at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb in 2008, following a trial whose every detail was scrutinised by the media.

Indian dentist couple handed life sentence for killing daughter

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian court sentenced a dentist couple to life in prison on Tuesday for the murder of their 14-year-old daughter and a Nepalese servant five years ago, concluding a sensational trial that has sharply divided public opinion. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), India's federal detective agency, had sought the death penalty for Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. The couple will appeal against the guilty verdict handed down by the same local court on Monday.

Indian couple to be sentenced over daughter's murder

An Indian dentist couple face being sentenced to death Tuesday after they were convicted of slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and domestic servant in a case that transfixed the nation. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were found guilty on Monday of murdering Aarushi, 14, and Nepalese domestic servant Hemraj Banjade at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb in May 2008. Their conviction was the latest dramatic twist in the long-running case that has been awash with sexual rumour and charges of police bungling and media bias.

Indian couple convicted in sensational double murder

An Indian dentist couple could face the death penalty after a judge Monday convicted them of murdering their teenage daughter and a servant in a sensational trial that riveted the country. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were due to be sentenced Tuesday after being found guilty of slitting the throats of Aarushi, 14, and their Nepalese live-in help Hemraj Banjade, with "clinical precision" at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb in May 2008.

Parents guilty of killing daughter in case that captivated India

By Shyamantha Asokan NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian court on Monday found a dentist couple guilty of murdering their 14-year-old daughter and a servant five years ago, in a dramatic finale to a case that transfixed the country and tapped unease on both sides of the rich-poor divide. Aarushi Talwar was found with her throat slit at the family home in Noida, an affluent town of new shopping malls and offices near Delhi, in 2008. A day later, the body of the family servant, Hemraj, was discovered.

Indian couple guilty in sensational double murder trial

An Indian court Monday found a prosperous dentist couple guilty of slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and a servant after a murder trial that has gripped the country for five years. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were convicted of killing Aarushi, 14, and Nepalese employee Hemraj Banjade, allegedly by cutting their throats with "clinical precision" using a dental scalpel at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb in 2008.

Indian couple guilty in sensational double murder trial

A judge found an Indian dentist couple guilty Monday of slitting the throats of their teenage daughter and a domestic servant after a murder trial that obsessed India for years, a lawyer said. "They have been found guilty of murder. They have been found guilty of the destruction of evidence," Manoj Kumar Rai, who was inside the court to hear the judge's verdict, told reporters.

Judgement day in sensational Indian double murder trial

A judge is due to deliver his verdict Monday on a prosperous dentist couple accused of murdering their teenage daughter and servant in a trial that has obsessed India for five years. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are charged with killing Aarushi, 14, and 45-year-old Nepalese employee Hemraj by slitting their throats "with clinical precision" at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb in 2008.

Judgement day in sensational Indian double murder trial

An Indian judge is due to hand down his verdict Monday in a sensational murder trial in which a prosperous dentist couple stand accused of slashing the throats of their teenage daughter and live-in servant. Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are charged with murdering their only child, 14-year-old Aarushi, and their 45-year-old Nepalese domestic worker Hemraj by slitting their throats "with clinical precision" at their home in an affluent New Delhi suburb on the night of May 15, 2008.
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