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It had further directed the concerned Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) to be present in the court and explain why, even after more than three years, the police needs "more time to investigate."
Earlier on August 30, the Leela Hotel told the court that the police had sent a letter to the hotel, saying that the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) will have to visit the hotel again on September 1 to collect further evidence, and hence the room can't be de-sealed yet.
The lawyer representing the hotel told the court that the room had been sealed since 2015, and that no evidence was collected.
Metropolitan Magistrate Pankaj Sharma asked the Investigating Officer of the case to file the reply by July 21.
Sunanda Pushkar was found dead on the night of January 17, 2014.
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