Sunanda Pushkar's case: Delhi Police terms report 'inconclusive', say CBI probe not needed

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Delhi Police dismisses Sunanda's report
New Delhi, Oct 10: A day after fresh reports emerged suggesting that Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar died out of poisoning, the Delhi Police on Friday said that a CBI probe was not needed.

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Soon after the revelations were made Sunanda Pushkar's family members demanded a CBI probe into the case and said that they were certain that her death was planned.

Meanwhile, Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi dismissed the new report and said that no CBI probe was needed as the Delhi Police was competent enough to find the truth. "We will continue doing whatever we are doing in the quest for truth," Bassi said.

Bassi also added that foresic evidence available on Sunanda Pushkar's death is not conclusive.

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu too has called for a fresh probe into Sunanda Pushkar's death.

Pushkar's latest post mortem report that was leaked on Thursday revealed that she died of poisioning. Pushkar, 52, was found dead in mysterious circumstances in her room at a five-star hotel in south Delhi on 17 January.

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