Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi's Patiala House Court allows Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad

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Delhi, India Published: Aug 01, 2018, 01:55 PM(IST)

File photo of Shashi Tharoor. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Tharoor was granted bail by a Delhi court on July 7 in the case.

Delhi's Patiala House Court on Wednesday allowed Shashi Tharoor to travel abroad. The senior Congress leader has been directed to furnish a fixed deposit receipt of Rs 2 lakh. The deposit will be refunded to him on his return to the country, ANI reported. 

Tharoor was granted bail by a Delhi court on July 7 in the case. He was also directed to furnish a bail bond of Rs 1 lakh.

The Thiruvananthapuram MP was directed not to leave the country without permission. 

Delhi Police, on May 14, filed a charge sheet naming Tharoor as an accused under sections 306 (Abetment of suicide) and 498A (Husband or relative of husband of a woman subjecting her to cruelty) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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Tharoor dismissed the charge sheet describing it as "preposterous".

Shashi Tharoor's wife, Sunanda Pushkar, was found dead in a suite of a luxury hotel in Delhi on January 17, 2014. 
 

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