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Sunanda Pushkar case: Hearing adjourned till March 7

DECCAN CHRONICLE
Published : Feb 21, 2019, 12:35 pm IST
Updated : Feb 21, 2019, 4:09 pm IST

On 4 February, Patiala House Court sent the case for trial after dismissing Subramanian Swamy’s plea seeking to assist the court in matter.

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014. (Photo: PTI | File)
 Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014. (Photo: PTI | File)

New Delhi: Hearing in Sunanda Pushkar death case was adjourned till March 7 by Delhi Court on Thursday.

Congress MP and Sunanda Pushkar’s husband Shashi Tharoor has been charged as the key accused, with the prosecution booking him under IPC sections 498A (subjecting wife to cruelty) and 306 (abetment to suicide).

 

Police have asked 10 days' time from the court to argue on charges leveled against Shashi Tharoor. While Tharoor’s lawyer Vikas Pahwa said that they have filed revision petition for non-compliance of evidence under section 207 of the CrPC (supply the accused of a copy of police report and other documents).

The court has adjourned the case until 2 pm today.

On 4 February, the Patiala House Court sent the case for trial after dismissing BJP MP Subramanian Swamy’s plea seeking to assist the court in the matter.

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014.

The couple was staying in the hotel as the official bungalow of Tharoor was being renovated at that time.

 

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Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi