The leadership deficit blighting our criminal justice system is too urgent an issue – its redressal should not be postponed and it cannot be left to the investigating agencies.
In their conduct and demeanour, only Aarushi’s parents remained above the level of the pulp drama of which they were made the villains.
The Talwars, acquitted by the high court on Thursday, never had a chance to defend themselves properly since the murder investigation was mishandled says Rebecca John.
The court held that based on the circumstances and the evidence on the record the dentist couple could not be held guilty.
Avirook Sen’s book handily hollows out the reader’s confidence in the state’s fact-finding in the murder case. Sadly, it offers little of substance to take its place.