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Indian Minister Shashi Tharoor's wife found dead in hotel

NEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Union minister Shashi Tharoor, was found dead in a five-star hotel on Friday – ARY News reports.

Pushkar's body was found in room number 345 of Leela Hotel. The incident came to fore around 8pm after the hotel authorities informed the police.

The special commissioner of police Deepak Mishra confirmed the incident. However police were yet to ascertain if it was a suicide. Further investigations are on. The room in which 52-year-old Pushkar was staying has been sealed by the police.

Pushkar had checked into the five star hotel on Thursday, police said.

Tharoor and Pushkar had married twice before.

Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development is a Congress Lok Sabha MP from Thiruvananthapuram.

Deceased Pushkar had earlier accused the 45-year-old Pakistani journalist Mehr Tarar of stalking her husband and trying to "break" her marriage when she was away for medical treatment.



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