Tharoor records statement with sub-divisional magistrate

New Delhi, Jan 19: Union minister Shashi Tharoor Sunday recorded his statement with a sub-divisional magistrate here with regard to the mysterious death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.

The statement was recorded under Section 164 CrPC by Vasant Vihar sub-divisional magistrate Alok Sharma.

Tharoor reached Alok Sharma’s office in Kapashera area around 5.30 p.m. and stayed at the office for 50 minutes.

The magistrate also recorded the statement of TV journalist Nalini Singh, who was the last person Pushkar called from her mobile, according to phone records.

Pushkar was found dead in a hotel suite Friday.

“The sub-divisional magistrate recorded my statement as Sunanda had talked to me, just hours before she was found dead in the room of the hotel Leela Palace. I also told him that I am ready to cooperate throughout the investigation, if required,” Nalini Singh told IANS.