New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to hear Nupur Talwar's plea on the non-bailable warrant against her and said it will hear the plea on Friday. The Talwars' lawyer said that Nupur Talwar will appear in court on Friday.
"She is not a fugitive. She is not running away and she will appear in Supreme Court tomorrow. There is nothing to hide CBI says she had done some misrepresentation, which is wrong," said Mukul Rohatgi.
However, Nupur Talwar has been absconding so far, according to sources. CBI sources added that Rajesh Talwar's location was also unknown.
Sources in the CBI also said that they have the liberty of arresting Nupur Talwar outside Supreme Court if she appears for hearing on Friday.
The CBI also carried out raids in south and central Delhi in search of Nupur. The CBI has already contacted all the close relatives of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar. Sources say they haven't revealed anything about Nupur's whereabouts.
Nupur Talwar failed to appear before a special CBI court on Wednesday despite a deadline given to her, following which the CBI asked the court to issue a warrant against her. The CBI team that went to arrest Nupur Talwar returned empty handed on Wednesday. She was not at home. A Ghaziabad court had issued a non-bailable warrant against Nupur for not appearing before it.
Aarushi's father Dr Rajesh Talwar was present in court for the hearing on Wednesday. He is still on a conditional bail till May 7.
CBI Counsel RK Saini said, "She was supposed to appear within 30 days and she didn't. That's why the court issued a warrant against her."
Rajesh Talwar and his wife Nupur have been accused by the CBI of being involved in the murder of their teenaged daughter Aarushi in May 2008.
Aarushi, 14, was found dead inside her Noida residence in May, 2008 with her throat slit and the body of the Talwars' domestic servant Hemraj was recovered from the terrace hours later.
An outcry against the shoddy investigation by Uttar Pradesh police had led to the then Mayawati government in Uttar Pradesh handing over the case to the CBI.