Nupur Talwar wants to adopt a girl child

Ghaziabad: Dentist Nupur Talwar, mother of murdered teenager Aarushi has expressed her desire to adopt a girl child of a fellow inmate of the Dasna jail, where she is currently lodged.

Talwar, who is lodged in the barrack 13 at Dasna Jail here since April 30 in connection with the Aarushi-Hemraj double murder case, has asked for permission from Dasna Jail Superintendent Dr Virash Raj Sharma to adopt a little girl named Ravina Khan, who is also lodged in jail with her mother Sakina. The permission to adopt the girl has, however, been denied by Sharma. There is no provision in jail manual for granting permission to adopt a child in prison, he told PTI.

After coming out from the jail, she shall be at liberty to adopt the child, he added. Nupur`s husband Rajesh Talwar said that he has no objection in his wife adopting the girl. 14-year-old Aarushi was found dead with her throat slit at her Noida residence on May 16, 2008. The body of domestic help Hemraj was recovered from the terrace a day later.