Delhi Police to question Pak journalist Mehr Tarar in Sunanda Pushkar murder case

Mehr tarrarNEW DELHI: Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar is likely to be questioned by the Delhi Police in the murder case of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar. Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said, “We will talk to Mehr Tarar as she is the relevant person in the case.”

Tarar, who is rumoured to the reason for differences between Tharoor and Sunanda, said she won’t travel to India for question and instead the investigators will have to come to Pakistan, an Indian channel said Thursday.

“I am ready to for any investigation. They are most welcome to ask me question. I am always ready. I am not ready to come to India but they can come to Lahore,” said Tarar.

Tarar admitted that fighting with Sunanda on Twitter was her biggest mistake. “I hope this ends soon. I have nothing to do with the case,” she added.

Journalist Nalini Singh who was questioned in the case said that Sunanda was distraught over Tharoor’s relations with other women. In her statement to the SDM on January 20, 2014, Nalini had said that she received a call from Sunanda, who was her friend, a night before her death. “Sunanda was distraught that Tharoor and Tarar were exchanging romantic messages,” Singh said.

Sunanda had also told Singh that she had proof of Tharoor and Tarar having spent time together in Dubai in June 2013. She also confided to Singh that she had “taken over the crimes of Tharoor in the IPL matter”

The 51-year-old Sunanda was found dead in her room in the Leela Palace Hotel in the national capital on January 17, 2014.

INP

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