The Delhi police had stated that they wanted to conduct a polygraph test of three persons who have now been named as suspects in the case.
Last week the Delhi police had accused three persons Narain Singh, the domestic help, Sanjay Dewan, friend of Shashi Tharoor and Bajrangi the driver of lying in their statements to the police. These persons have not told the truth and have concealed facts, the Delhi police had said.
The Delhi police stated that they wanted to subject these persons to a lie detector test and as per the law the permission of the court had to be sought. The three persons have been summoned to appear before the court today.
The allegation by the Delhi police
According to the Delhi Police, all the three were aware of the facts of the case. They have lied in their statements to us, the Delhi Police also claimed. All the three persons were present in the Hotel just before her death, the police states [Sunanda Pushkar murder case: 3 suspects who covered it all up?]
Although the three knew about the alleged relationship between Shashi Tharoor and Pakistani journalist Meher Tarar, they have not told the police about the same.
They have also not disclosed how Sunanda sustained injury marks on her body, the police also alleged.
Lied about repair work at Shashi Tharoor's
All through the investigation, several persons had told the police that Sunanda was staying at the hotel in the wake of ongoing repair work at Shashi Tharoor's residence.
However during the investigation it had been found that the repair work at the Lodhi Garden house was over much before Sunanda had arrived in New Delhi.
The three persons have however maintained that she was staying at the hotel as there was repair work going on in the house. The police say that this is a lie and the repair had been completed much before she came to New Delhi.
Another complex issue is the power cut at the hotel in which Sunanda was staying. The police say that that at 7 PM on January 17 2014, there was a power cut in the hotel room number 345. This needs to be explained, but the three persons denied any knowledge of the same.