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Sunanda Pushkar Case : Shashi Tharoor Terms Abetment Charges As ‘Unbelievable’

File Picture Courtesy : The Indian Express
File Picture Courtesy : The Indian Express

Shashi Tharoor, Congress leader and MP from Thiruvananthapuram has reacted sharply to the chargesheet filed against him by the Delhi police in his two tweets . He said he intends to contest it vigorously .



Earlier, the Delhi Police had finally filed its chargesheet in the death case of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of former Union minister and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor.

In its chargesheet, the Delhi Police has accused Tharoor under section 306 (abetment to suicide) and section 498 A (cruelty in a marriage). The chargesheet runs into around 3000 pages.

The chargesheet includes several annexures, states that Pushkar died within three years, three months and 15 days of her marriage with Tharoor. The couple had entered into wedlock on August 22, 2010.

The police filed the chargesheet before Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh, who will consider it on May 24.

It may be recalled that on January 17,  2014, Sunanda Pushkar was found dead under mysterious circumstances in suite no 345 of Hotel Leela Palace in New Delhi. Tharoor  was  then attending the AICC session.

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