Today Delhi court stated that Congress leader Shashi Tharoor will have to face trial in the murder case of Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor. Member of parliament Thiruvanthpuram, Shashi Tharoor issues a statement in regard to the death case of his wife, Pushkar Tharoor.
Here it is:
“I find the charges preposterous and baseless, the product of malicious & vindictive campaign against myself”
Although it was a murder probe with the FIR registered under IPC Section 302 (murder), police have charged Tharoor under Sections 306 (abetment) and 498A (cruelty by husband) of the Indian Penal Code.
ANI took to the twitter and reported,
Shashi Tharoor issues a statement in connection with Sunanda Pushkar death case, says ‘I find the charges preposterous and baseless, the product of malicious & vindictive campaign against myself’. pic.twitter.com/Og9tZWqeb5
— ANI (@ANI) June 5, 2018
Shashi Tharoor also issued a statement in the issue that he uploaded publically,
” In the meantime, I would like to request the media to respect my right to privacy as well as that of my family. Given that the matter is sub-judice, I will refrain from commenting on this issue further until such time as the next scheduled hearing of the case”