Police seeks details of deleted chats in Sunanda Pushkar case
New Delhi: Delhi police has sent a letter to Department of Justice in Canada seeking details of the chats found deleted from the mobile phones of Congress leader Shashi Tharoor as well as his wife Sunanda Pushkar in connection with the case of her mysterious death.
“We have written a rogatory letter to the department requesting it to get details of the messages from BlackBerry Ltd,” said a senior Delhi police official. According to senior journalist Nalini Singh, Sunanda had told her that Tharoor exchanged texts with Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar which had been deleted from his phone.
It may be recalled that Sunanda was found dead in a five-star hotel’s suite in south Delhi on January 17, 2014. Sunanda had a spat with Tarar on micro blogging website Twitter over her alleged affair with Tharoor a day ahead of the incident.