NEW DELHI: The Congress MP Shashi Tharoor left for Thiruvananthapuram on Friday afternoon from the national capital after informing from Delhi Police officials amid ongoing investigation in his wife Sunanda Pushkar murder case. He was grilled twice on Thursday till late night and was expected to join the probe once again but left for Thiruvananthapuram on Friday after informing Delhi Police officials.
He went to Sarojini Nagar police station at 1 pm , met investigative officer and shared his address and other details of Thiruvananthapuram and left for airport.
Tharoor along with other five staff members who were witness in the case was called for questioning on Friday and were confronted once again. The officials of the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) were also present during their questioning on Thursday after an Indian Premiere League controversy leading to “unaccountable money” surfaced during the investigation. The SIT officials tried to corroborate their earlier statements in front of them. His questioning was held at anti-auto theft squad located in Delhi’s Vasant Vihar.
Pushkar, 52 found dead in a Leela Hotel located on January 17, 2014. Police registered a case under the section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code after getting the final autopsy report from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on December 28.
The AIIMS report mentioned a list of poisons substance like polonium, thalium and photolabile which could be found in her body. Police had also said that the Indian labs were not as equipped to ascertain such the traces of such poisonous substances.