Ghaziabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday opposed the bail plea of Nupur Talwar, mother of murdered teenager Aarushi Talwar, citing that she had been evading the court and the investigation from the beginning.
The CBI further contended that the magistrate court cannot grant the bail as the Allahabad High Court and even the Supreme Court have already heard the plea.
Nupur Talwar had earlier on Monday surrendered before the special CBI court in Ghaziabad, following which she was taken into custody.
Minutes after the surrender, Nupur's lawyers moved a bail application on which the CBI is slated to reply in some time.
Her lawyer Satish Tamta said, "Nupur has been taken into custody. The CBI has to file a reply by 11.30 am."
In her basic plea, Nupur contended that sending her to judicial custody won't serve any purpose, pointing that her passport was already with court and she had to take permission from the magistrate before leaving Delhi. Nupur has also assured that she will not evade trial proceedings.
Nupur had arrived at the special CBI court in Ghaziabad along with her mother and husband Rajesh Talwar.
This came after the Supreme Court directed Nupur to surrender before the trial court while refusing to stay the non-bailable warrant against her.
The lawyers of the Talwars filed a plea for regular bail for the mother of the slain teenager.
Nupur's husband Rajesh Talwar is on bail till May 7 and the CBI has challenged it as well.
The court had earlier extended the non-bailable warrant against Nupur Talwar till April 30. The CBI had sought an extension of the warrant date and said that Nupur Talwar won't be arrested until the Chief Justice takes up the matter.
She got a temporary breather from the Supreme Court. Her plea against a non-bailable warrant is still pending in the Supreme Court.
Earlier, the Ghaziabad court had issued a non-bailable warrant against Nupur Talwar after she failed to appear before a special CBI court despite a deadline given to 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.