Friday, January 09, 2015

Murder, most foul and investigation, most tardy

What was as clear as sunlight to most Indians on 17th January, 2014 is now 'suspected' by the Delhi police. It has taken almost a year of police inaction to discover that Sunanda Pushkar was murdered. Subramanian Swamy was among the first to call it a 'gruesome murder' which it really was.

Despite tell-tale pieces of evidence and damning accounts of Tharoor's domestic help, the former minister continues to feign incredible innocence. It is obvious that police was prevented from doing its job in time by the then government at the centre.

A dead victim rarely gets justice. It continues to be unlikely that the murderers and their accomplices are brought to book. The MP's shameful complicity in the murder is an insult to the parliament and to voters in Thiruvananthapuram.

Today's editorial in The Hindu is an understated reference to Shashi Tharoor's guilt:

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