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Sunanda Pushkar case: Trial against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to begin on 21st February

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead on January 17, 2014, in a Hotel suite under mysterious circumstances. 

The Sessions court to begin the trial against senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor in the Sunanda Pushkar case on 21st February. Tharoor is charge-sheeted in the case as an accused for abetment to suicide.

Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal has transferred the case from the Magistrate’s court to the sessions court and the case will be heard on the fast track. However, the court has dismissed the plea of BJP leader Subramanian Swamy seeking to assist the court in the matter. The court also refused to make the Delhi police vigilance report public but it has asked the police to keep it safe for future need.

Tharoor was booked for the offences of abetment of suicide and cruelty under sections 306 and 498 A respectively of the Indian Penal Code when a 3,000-page charge sheet was filed by the Delhi police against him in May last year. Tharoor had moved the court seeking anticipatory bail which was granted by the court on July 5 last year. He was also summoned by the Patiala House Court on later on July 7.

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Sunanda Pushkar was found dead on January 17, 2014, in a Hotel suite under mysterious circumstances.

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