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Charge sheet based on medico-legal, forensic evidence: Delhi Police on Pushkar

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

today said that the charge sheet filed in the case that accuses her husband and of abetting her suicide was finalised on the basis of "medico-legal and forensic evidence".

is the only person who has been arrayed as an accused in the case. The police, in its charge sheet which runs into around 3,000 pages, has also alleged that had subjected his wife to cruelty.

"On the basis of medico-legal and forensic evidence analysed during investigation as well as opinion of psychological autopsy experts, the charge sheet was filed. The matter is sub judice," said a

Psychological autopsy is a reconstructive mental state evaluation to understand an individual's mental state at and around the time of death for the purpose of identifying the cause of death.

was found dead in a luxury hotel room on the night of January 17, 2014.

The has been charged under sections 498 A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code.

The charge sheet, which includes several annexures, said that died within three years, three months and 15 days of her marriage with Tharoor, who is the from Thiruvananthapuram.

The couple had entered into wedlock on August 22, 2010.

Pushkar was found dead in the suite of the on January 17, 2014. The suite was sealed that night itself for investigation.

An FIR was registered by on January 1, 2015 against unidentified persons under IPC section 302 (murder).

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 16:45 IST
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