Sunanda Pushkar Suicide case: Delhi Police handed over chargsheet to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police on thursday handed over chagesheet and witness statement to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, and several documents before a court in connection with the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. The documents included statements of various witnesses recorded in the case.

The court, thereafter, posted the matter for further hearing on September 20. The court had directed the Delhi Police to hand over various documents filed along with the charge sheet, including statements of witnesses, to Tharoor on a plea moved by him.

During the hearing, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy requested Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal that he be allowed to assist the police in the case, even though senior advocate Vikash Pahwa and advocate Gaurav Gupta, appearing for Tharoor told the court that Swamy had no locus in the case which was already being probed by the police.

Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel because the couple staying in the hotel as the official bungalow of Tharoor was being renovated at that time.

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