Trashing CBI claim that Aarushi Talwar was hit by a golf club before being murdered, counsel for dentist couple Rajesh and Nupur Talwar today told a court here that the teenager's post mortem report had not suggested the use of a stick in the attack.
Talwar's lawyer Tanveer Ahmed Mir told the special CBI court here that according to the Aarushi's post mortem examination report, she had suffered hairline fracture on her forehead.
"Forensic expert and defence witness Dr RK Sharma, former HoD of forensic science at AIIMS, told during his testimony in the court that hairline fracture could not be the result of golf club attack," the lawyer said.
This contradicts CBI claim that the girl was hit by a golf club, as a depressed fracture is inflicted if a golf stick is used, he said.
Mir also said that various scientific tests like brain-mapping, polygraphs conducted on Talwar couple don't point finger on the dentist couple.
"No DNA and biological fluid belonging to Aarushi and Hemraj was detected on golf club recovered from the Talwar's house," he said.
Mir said that there was no v-shape injury on Aarushi's forehead, "but Dr Sunil Dohre later created such things in the pot mortem report".
Dohre had conducted Aarushi's post-mortem.
"CFSL expert MS Dahiya prepared his report without seeing or examining golf club seized from Talwar's house," he said.
Defence said that Dahiya prepared his report on what CBI officials provided to him like photographs of the deceased, postmortem reports.
CBI had said in its closure report that on being asked to reconcile the earlier missing golf stick with production of complete golf set, Rajesh Talwar told that his cousin Ajay Chadda and his wife Nupur Talwar had found one golf stick in the loft of his residence near the Aarushi's room around a year after the incident.
The agency also said in its report that the recovery of the golf stick was not intimated by either Talwars or Chadda to anyone including CBI for more than a year.
CBI said that Talwar's such behaviour creates suspicion about the role of the dentist couple.
A set of 12 golf stick was seized by the CBI inspector Richpal Singh from Talwar's house on October 30, 2009.
However, Talwar's lawyer told the court that on June 1, 2010, Chadda emailed a letter to probe officer AGL Kaul informing him about this golf stick. "Despite being informed by Chadda, Kaul and no officials from the CBI approached Talwars in this regard," he said.
"Chadda mailed this latter on behalf of Rajesh Talwar," Mir told the court.
The defence's lawyer will argue on the use of surgical scalpel, as per CBI’s theory, in the crime tomorrow.
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