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Sunanda death probe: Delhi Police denies approaching Pak High Commission

New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Friday dismissed reports suggesting that they have have approached the Pakistan High Commission regarding the questioning of journalist Mehr Tarar in connection with the Sunanda Pushkar death

India TV News Desk [ Updated: March 20, 2015 20:44 IST ]
sunanda death probe delhi police denies approaching pak
sunanda death probe delhi police denies approaching pak high commission

New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi on Friday dismissed reports suggesting that they have have approached the Pakistan High Commission regarding the questioning of journalist Mehr Tarar in connection with the Sunanda Pushkar death probe. He said there is no truth in these reports, Tarar would only be called when necessary.

"We haven't established any contact with the Pakistan High Commission regarding the questioning of Mehr Tarar, these reports are untrue," Bassi said.

"She [Mehr Tarar] will be called for examination when necessary," he added.

 

52-year-old Sunanda was found dead in her suite at a five-star hotel in south Delhi on the night of January 17 last year, a day after she was involved in a spat with Tarar on microblogging website Twitter over the latter's alleged affair with Tharoor.
 
 She was married to Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for a little less than four years. It was the third marriage for both.
 
Before her death, Sunanda had publicly accused Tharoor of having an affair with Tarar.
 
Sunanda's death was initially debated as a possible suicide for months, but a murder theory began to be considered seriously after doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) maintained that her demise was unnatural.

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