New Delhi | Former union minister Shashi Tharoor today joined police investigations in connection with the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
Mr Tharoor had last been questioned on January 19 when he was reportedly asked more than 50 questions by a team of four officers.
A senior police official said that the questioning was being conducted by DCP P S Kushwah and senior inspector Rajender Singh. The Congress leader arrived at the Sarojini Nagar police station at 1030 hrs.
From Sarojini Nagar, he was taken to Special Investigation Team’s office at Vasant Vihar in south Delhi for questioning at around 1130 hrs.
We have called him to know the certain details, a source said. The police team probing the case has so far questioned at least 15 people. Tharoor, his staff members and close friends were among those quizzed by Delhi Police.
Earlier in January, Mr Tharoor was interrogated for around three-and-a-half hours on January 19.
Police officials had then refused to share Mr Tharoor’s replies during the questioning, saying any revelation would hamper the investigation. Sunanda’s son Shiv Menon was questioned on February 5. Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh, two journalists — Nalini Singh and Rahul Kanwal — have already deposed before the SIT.
Sunanda was found dead in a luxury hotel room on January 17, 2014. A murder case was registered against unknown people on January 1, this year. Police had last month filed a murder case as part of its probe.
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