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Tharoor appears in Delhi court, gets regular bail

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Two days after he was granted anticipatory bail, MP Tharoor was given regular by a city court here on Saturday in the death case.

Tharoor personally appeared before at the Patiala House Courts following summons issued against him in June.

When Tharoor's moved a plea seeking regular bail, the court said that there was no requirement for filing it as he was already granted anticipatory by a sessions court on Thursday.

The magisterial court accepted his bonds.

While granting him the on July 5, the sessions court directed him not to leave the country without permission, nor to tamper with evidence or try to influence the witnesses.

The court has listed the matter for further hearing on July 26 directing Police to supply copy of charge sheet and other documents to the

Meanwhile, Tharoor opposed the application of BJP MP Subramanian Swamy, who has been carrying on a campaign in the case, for conducting the prosecution. Tharoor's told the court that Swamy has no locus to contest the case.

On June 5, the court took cognizance of the charge sheet filed by the police.

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

On May 14, police charge-sheeted Tharoor under sections 306 and 498A of the Indian Penal Code, pertaining to abetment to suicide and cruelty to wife, which entails a jail term that could extend up to 10 years.



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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 12:32 IST