After remaining behind bars for nearly five months, dentist Nupur Talwar, facing trial in the case of murder of her daughter Aarushi and domestic aide Hemraj, was released from the Dasna Jail on Tuesday evening.
Nupur’s dentist husband, Rajesh Talwar, who is a co-accused in the case, accompanied her as she walked out the jail in Ghaziabad a little before 7 p.m. in the presence of a strong posse of reporters and photographers. Rajesh has been on bail from July 11, 2008.
Wearing a peach-coloured dress, a sombre looking Nupur spoke briefly. She said she will abide by the court’s regulations. Nupur’s parents and Rajesh’s brother, Dinesh Talwar, were also present.
Earlier in the day, Special Judge A.K. Lal ordered Nupur’s release in pursuance of a Supreme Court order that granted her bail on September 17. The judge ordered Nupur’s release on a personal bond of Rs. 2 lakh with two sureties each of the same amount.
After granting her bail, the apex court had put off her release by a week to enable the CBI to get its remaining material witnesses examined by the trial court.
Nupur has been in jail since her surrender before the Ghaziabad court on April 30.
She had got bail on September 17 from the apex court, which she had moved challenging the Allahabad High Court’s order which had dismissed her bail plea on May 31. Earlier, The trial court had denied her bail on May 2.