Sunanda Pushkar was Subjected to Physical Cruelty: Delhi Police

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New Delhi: The Delhi police filed its chargesheet in the Sunanda Pushkar death case, charging her husband and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor of abetting her suicide.

In its 3,000-page chargesheet, filed after over four years of Pushkar’s death, the police has also alleged that Tharoor had subjected his wife to cruelty.

The Congress leader has been charged under sections 498 A (husband or his relative subjecting a woman to cruelty) and 306 (abetment of suicide) of the Indian Penal Code(IPC). While section 498 A entails maximum punishment of 3 years in prison, the section 306 attracts a maximum jail term of 10 years.

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