Former Union minister Shashi Tharoor informed a Delhi court that former AIIMS forensic chief Sudhir Gupta concealed the autopsy report of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
During the hearing, Tharoor moved an application to travel to Bahrain and Qatar. The court directed Delhi police to file a reply on his plea by tomorrow.
Tharoor, former Union minister and Pushkar's husband, has been charged under sections 498-A and 306 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), but has not been arrested in the case.
Swamy's plea has sought to bring on record the Delhi Police's vigilance report on tampering of evidence in the case and claimed that it might lead to framing of additional charges.
Court directs police to hand over certain documents to Congress MP Tharoor in Sunanda Pushkar death case
The police, represented by public prosecutor Atul Srivastava, told the court that fresh copies will be given to Tharoor, after which the court fixed the matter for further hearing on December 1.
The court, in response, directed the Delhi police to provide all the mentioned documents to Tharoor's counsel before the next date of hearing on October 23.
Delhi HC dismisses plea challenging cancellation of Shashi Tharoor's bail plea in Sunanda Pushkar death case
The plea challenged the Congress MP's move to bypass a magisterial court and directly approach a sessions court for anticipatory bail in the death case of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
Sunanda Pushkar death: Delhi police partly supports in HC plea challenging Shashi Tharoor's anticipatory bail
Justice R K Gauba was told by Delhi Police Standing Counsel (Criminal) Rahul Mehra that Tharoor ought to have first gone to the magisterial court that had summoned him as an accused.
Sunanda was found dead under mysterious circumstances in a suite of a five-star hotel in Delhi on the night of January 17, 2014.
The documents included statements of various witnesses recorded in the case.
In a nearly 3,000-page charge sheet, the police have named Tharoor as the only accused while also alleging that he had subjected his wife to cruelty.
The police has sought that Shashi Tharoor be summoned as an accused, claiming there was sufficient evidence against him.
Metropolitan Magistrate Dharmendra Singh transferred the case to Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal, who will take up the matter on May 28.
Tharoor, in his tweet, also explained the meaning of the word 'epicaricacy': Rejoicing at or deriving pleasure from the misfortunes of others.
Congress communications in-charge Randeep Surjewala said BJP leaders had all conspired against Tharoor and accused him of murder, using Delhi Police as a tool.