Ten years after their daughter Aarushi was killed, Rajesh and Nupur Talwar are still fighting to clear their name in the ghastly crime.
The SC has admitted an appeal by CBI, which claimed their acquittal was wrong on "many counts."
It has issued notice to the Talwars.
Earlier, it admitted a similar petition by the widow of Hemraj, the second victim in the double-murder.
Aarushi found dead in room, Hemraj on the terrace
On May 16, 2008, 13-year-old Aarushi was found dead in her room. Initially, the domestic help Hemraj was suspected, but his body too was found the next day.
Upon investigation, several names cropped up: the Talwars' former help, Rajesh's compounder, and helps of neighbors.
The CBI finally accused Rajesh and Nupur Talwar.
In November 2013, they were sentenced to life by a CBI court.
A case built on highly questionable circumstantial evidence
The case was touted as a prime example of lack of evidence. CBI conducted "scientific" tests with Shalimar paint as blood; medical opinions were taken from lab sweepers; and questionable claims were made after the autopsies.
The judge had reportedly started writing the verdict weeks before arguments even began.
Hindustan Times wrote, "Nobody knows (who killed Aarushi). Except the CBI, which doesn't have evidence."
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In an interview, Khumkala said: "The focus has always been the death of Aarushi. Who cares about the death of an innocent man? No one really talks about giving justice to my dead husband. We are praying for a miracle...we have no options left."