New Delhi: Delhi’s Patiala House Court on Saturday adjourned the hearing of the Sunanda Pushkar death case till December 1. It also directed the Delhi police to hand over certain documents to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor, accused in the case. Also Read - Shashi Tharoor Trolls Michael Clarke After India Beat Australia at Gabba to Retain Border-Gavaskar Trophy, Tweet Goes Viral
Earlier on October 23 as well , the Delhi police was asked to handover documents to Tharoor after senior advocate Vikas Pahwa, appearing for the Congress leader informed Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal that there were deficiencies in the documents in the electronic evidence provided to him by the prosecution. Also Read - Shashi Tharoor Replies to Kangana Ranaut After She Opposes To Make Household Work Paid Job
The folder containing the videos of the post-mortem conducted has only the videos and not the photographs, the counsel had said during the last hearing. The police, represented by public prosecutor Atul Srivastava, had told the court that fresh copies will be given to Tharoor, after which the court had fixed the mater for further hearing on November 3. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Opposes Shashi Tharoor And Kamal Haasan's Idea to Make Household Work a Paid Job
The Thiruvananthapuram MP was granted regular bail by court on July 7 after he appeared before court in pursuance to the summons issued against him. On June 5 this year, the court had summoned Tharoor, observing there was sufficient ground to proceed against him. Tharoor has been charged under sections 498A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), but has not been arrested in the case.
Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in the city on the night of January 17, 2014. She was staying in the hotel with husband Tharooe as the Congress leader’s official bungalow was being renovated at that time.