Before dying I'm going to expose Shashi for what he's put me through,Sunanda Pushkar told journalist

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New Delhi, Jan 23: On Thursday, the probe team in Sunanda Pushkar death case questioned television anchor, Rahul Kanwal, to whom Shashi Tharoor's wife Pushkar had wanted to give an interview.

He was questioned soon after Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi told media that they would take the help of journalists who had talked to Sunanda before her death.

Sunanda murder case: I'm going to die very soon,before dying I'll expose Shashi, Pushkar told journo.
As per a TOI report, Rahul Kanwal released a statement on his questioning. "DCP Prem Nath wanted to know how I knew Sunanda and what she wanted to say in the interview that she wanted to give us. I had interviewed Sunanda a couple of times and had always found her to be a person who spoke her mind fearlessly, regardless of the consequences even to her minister husband.

On January 16, I reached out to Sunanda asking her if she was keen on doing an interview to talk about the 'IPL scam' that she had been referring to in her tweets. Much to my surprise, Sunanda immediately agreed to do the interview. She was distraught when I spoke to her. 'I have tuberculosis in my stomach', she told me and added, 'I'm going to die very soon. But before going I'm going to expose Shashi for what he's put me through. I will take him down'," Kanwal's statement read.

Police is seeking all help possible to solve the mystery behind Sunanda Pushkar's murder. Delhi Police Commissioner B S Bassi said the journalists that they would take the help of those journalists who had talked to Pushkar before her death to corroborate the sequence of events.

Senior journalist Nalini Singh was also questioned in connection with the murder case of Sunanda Pushkar, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's wife, police said on Friday.

Singh was called by the probe team led by Deputy Commissioner of Police Prem Nath at Sarojini Nagar police station, where she was questioned for over an hour.

"I met them (police) for about 80 minutes. This was my first meeting with the police," Singh said.

Police told that Singh was questioned about the Indian Premier League (IPL) angle regarding which Pushkar had wanted to talk to her.

Sunanda Pushkar was found dead in a luxury hotel room here Jan 17, 2014. Police said she was poisoned. A murder case was registered by the police against unknown people Jan 1 this year.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from agencies)

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