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Court reserves order on Swamy's plea in case against Tharoor

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A Court on Thursday reserved order on the application of seeking to conduct prosecution in a case against Shashi Tharoor, accused of abetment to suicide of his wife Pushkar.

(ACMM) said he will deliver order on the Swamy's plea on December 10.

In his plea, the has sought to assist the court and to bring on record the Police's Vigilance Report on tampering of evidence in the case for framing of additional charges.

Tharoor's Vikas Pahwa opposed his plea, while said that third party should not interfere in the case as it is a criminal trial and the matter is between the Police and the accused person.

On May 14, police chargesheeted Tharoor under sections 306 and 498A of the Indian Penal Code, pertaining to abetment to suicide and cruelty to wife.

Pushkar, 51, died under mysterious circumstances in a hotel room in south Delhi on January 17, 2014, days after she alleged that Tharoor was having an affair with a Pakistani

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, December 06 2018. 19:00 IST
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