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.
India records the second highest number of murders in the world every year. With a youth bulge, large unemployed male population, chaotic urbanization and increasing drug abuse, India is a ticking time-bomb of everyday violence.
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.