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The court ordered the concerned authorities to de-seal the room within four weeks.
Earlier in the day, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Ishwar Singh appeared before the court to submit the reports of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) team and demand more time for investigation. The report stated that the police are still waiting for the reports from the CFSL team.
The court denied the police an extension on the grounds that the suite has been sealed for three and a half years and that the applicant is facing huge financial losses.
The court further granted liberty to the Police to take anything from the room which they deemed to be important for the investigation.
Earlier on August 30, the Leela Hotel told the court that the police had sent a letter to the hotel, saying that the 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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