Indian police say Dubai resident Sunanda Pushkar was murdered




Delhi Police have confirmed they are treating the death of Dubai resident Sunanda Pushkar Tharoor, the wife of Indian politician Shashi Tharoor, as murder.

Pushkar, 52, who had a home on Sheikh Zayed Road and travelled frequently between the emirate and India, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in her room at a five-star hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014.

According to Indian media reports, police have registered a murder case under section 302 of the Indian Penal Code based on reports from Delhi’s All India Institute of Medical Sciences. The medical board in its report has said the death was “unnatural” and “due to poisoning”.


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