Courts Update Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi Court adjourns pronouncement till...

Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi Court adjourns pronouncement till July 2


New Delhi, Jun 16 (ILNS) A Delhi Court today adjourned its pronouncement till July 2, on point of framing charges against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor in a case relating to the death of his wife and businesswoman Sunanda Pushkar.

Special CBI Judge Geetanjali Goel had reserved its order on framing of charge’ on April 12.

Senior Advocate Vikas Pahwa, representing Tharoor, while relying on the statement of Shiv Menon, had argued, “The only son of the deceased clearly said that Tharoor had nothing to do with the death, but my friend (Prosecutor) wants to frame charges on him.”

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in the suite of a five-star hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014. The Delhi police had booked Tharoor in May, 2018 with abetment to suicide and marital cruelty under Sections 306 and 498A of the Indian Penal Code. ILNS/KR/RJ


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