In 2008, Aarushi Talwar, a 14 year-old schoolgirl is found murdered in her bedroom. A day later, the body of the prime suspect - the family's 45 year-old Nepalese help - is discovered on the terrace of the same flat. Who wanted them dead and why? The verdict, and those sent to prison, becomes one of India's most controversial criminal cases. This 4 part documentary series reopens the Aarushi Case diaries to separate fact from fiction. The murders. The motive. The media. The murder weapon. The blood on the stairs. The series draws on the voices of investigators, lawyers, family and friends, crucial witnesses, and journalists who give their versions of truth.
The murder of a young girl and her male house helper becomes India’s biggest murder mystery. Suspicion sways from other domestics to unknown outsiders and stops at the parents, who slept in the next room while their daughter was killed. Were they framed? Or did they kill their only child?
Five years, four suspects, three investigative teams, two different theories and several unresolved questions later, a trial court finally comes to a conclusion on the Aarushi-Hemraj murders. What will be the end to India’s biggest murder mystery?
Five years after the gruesome double murders of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar and the family helper, the Trial Court convicts Aarushi's parents and sentences them to life imprisonment. But are the parents truly guilty beyond reasonable doubt? Or does the evidence-on-record lead to alternate killers?