Court urged to prosecute Tharoor

Court urged to prosecute Tharoor

Agency News

The Delhi Police has urged a city court to prosecute the Congress MP, Mr.  Shashi Tharoor, for abetment to suicide or 'in alternative' on murder charge in the case of death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar in 2014. 'Please frame Sections 498-A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty), 306 (abetment of suicide) or in alternative 302 (murder) IPC against the accused (Tharoor),' the probe agency told special judge, Mr.  Ajay Kumar Kuhar.

The senior public prosecutor, Mr. Atul Srivastava, made the submissions during arguments on framing of charges in the case. The former Union minister, who is currently on bail in the case, was charged by Delhi Police under Sections 498-A and 306 of the Indian Penal Code. Reading out a statement of the couple's domestic help,  one of the witnesses in the case, the prosecutor said that the couple had fight over a girl named 'Katy' and some Blackberry messages.