Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Shashi Tharoor gets 40 questions from SIT

New Delhi, Jan 19: Shashi Tharoor who was questioned by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) of the Delhi police stuck to the same points he made last year following the death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

Sources in the investigating team told OneIndia that he believed that it a death due to natural causes and not due to any foul play.


Tharoor has over 40 questions shot at him of which 15 were specific in nature. He denied having any knowledge of any sort of foul play in the death of his wife.

Three rounds of questioning

Sources say that he may be needed for questioning at least on another two ocassions. He answered all the questions that were posed to him and was calm and composed.

We asked him questions such as the possible enemies of Sunanda and also whether something had triggered off after the IPL fiasco. He was also asked about Sunanda' mental state of mind to which he responded that she was normal.

He was also asked if he tried to influence the medical report after Sunanda's death to which he said he did not. He also said that he realised that she was no more only after he entered the hotel that night on January 17 2014.

‎Tharoor agrees to cooperate

Tharoor has meanwhile assured the Delhi police that he will fully cooperate with the investigating agency. He said that he will available for questioning whenever the police needs him.

Based on his answers we would be questioning few more persons and then get back to him an officer said. We have however not decided as yet whether to bring him face to face with the others whom we have questioned in the case, the officer further pointed out.

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