Shashi Tharoor Gets Protection From Arrest Needs Permission to Fly Out

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Shashi Tharoor Gets Protection From Arrest Needs Permission to Fly Out

Sunanda Pushkar, 51, was found dead in her suite at a five-star hotel in Delhi in January 2014.

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been granted protection from arrest in the case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death, for which he has been summoned to court on Friday. The court had last month said there were "sufficient grounds" to proceed against him on charges of cruelty and abetting suicide.

While granting him anticipatory bail, the court said Mr Tharoor can't fly abroad without its permission and has to submit Rs 1 lakh as surety.

Sunanda Pushkar, 51, was found dead in her suite at a five-star hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014, two days after accusing her husband on social media of having an affair with a Pakistani journalist.

Mr Tharoor, say investigators, "ignored her calls and disconnected her calls in the days before her death." Sunanda Pushkar used social media to reach him, but those messages were also ignored, says the charge-sheet.

In one of her emails to Mr Tharoor, said the police, she had written that she had "no desire to live...all I pray for is death."

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Posted By: ndtv.com

Date Posted: Thu, 5 Jul 2018, 04:40 am

Tags: Shashi Tharoor

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