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COURT-PUSHKAR-CHRONOLOGY

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Following is the chronology of events in the death case of Shashi Tharoor's wife The Police today filed charge sheet and arrayed him as an accused in the case.

*Jan 17, 2014: found dead at Delhi's Leela Palace hotel, a day after she was involved in a spat with Pakistani over the latter's alleged affair with Tharoor.

*Jan 21: The (SDM) who was heading the inquest says died of poisoning.

*Jan 23: The probe into the death of Pushkar transferred to the Crime Branch of Police.

*Jan 25: Case transferred back to Police.

*Jan 1, 2015: registers FIR against unknown persons under the section of 302 (murder).

*Jan 15, 2016: receives AIIMS medical board's 'advice' on the FBI lab report on viscera samples of Pushkar to identify the cause of her death.

Her viscera samples were sent to the FBI lab in in February 2015 to determine the kind of poison that killed her after an AIIMS medical board identified poisoning as the reason behind her death but did not mention any specific substance.

The FBI report virtually rules out the theory of 'polonium poisoning' having caused her death.

*July 6, 2017: BJP moves HC for SIT probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death.

*Oct 26: HC dismisses Swamy's plea saying his PIL was a textbook example of political interest litigation.

*Jan 29, 2018: Swamy moves SC

*Feb 23: SC seeks reply of on Swamy's plea.

*Apr 20: Delhi Police, in its affidavit filed in the apex court, says a draft final report has been prepared after conducting "thorough professional and scientific investigations" in the case.

*May 14: Delhi Police files charge sheet in the case.

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

First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 19:15 IST
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