Shashi Tharoor Abetment to suicide
NEW DELHI: Responding to the chargesheet recorded by the Delhi Police in which he has been blamed for Abatement to suicide of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, Congress pioneer Shashi Tharoor on Monday called the charge “preposterous” and said he expected to “challenge it energetically”.
“I have observed the recording of this ludicrous charge sheet and mean to challenge it vivaciously. Nobody who knew Sunanda trusts she could ever have submitted suicide, not to mention abetment on my part,” he tweeted. He likewise scrutinized the strategies and thought processes of the Delhi Police.
“On the off chance that this is conclusion landed at after 4+ yrs of examination, it doesn’t compliment the strategies or inspirations of the Delhi Police. On Oct 17, the Law Officer created an impression in the Delhi High Court that they have not discovered anything against anybody and now in a half year they say that I have abetted a suicide. Unbelievable! he remarked.
The police in its chargesheet, which keeps running into around 3,000 pages and has been recorded before Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh, additionally claimed that Tharoor subjected his significant other to mercilessness.
The Court will hear the case on May 24. The police have asked the court to summon Tharoor as a blamed. He has been charged under Section 498 A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code.