Published On : Mon, May 14th, 2018

Tharoor charged with ‘abetment’ in Sunanda Pushkar’s suicide

New Delhi: Congress MP Shashi Tharoor charged with abetment in the suicide of his wife Sunanda Pushkar. Tharoor has been charged with ‘cruelty in marriage’.

The Delhi Police today filed a charge sheet in the mysterious death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor. The charge sheet was filed before Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmender Singh under sections 498 A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code. Tharoor has been arrayed as an accused in the case. Pushkar was found dead in a luxury hotel room on January 17, 2014.