Lalit Modi's lawyer wants inquiry in Kochi IPL case after Sunanda Pushkar's death

Shashi Tharoor had to resign as Minister of State for External Affairs in 2010 after Lalit Modi revealed that Sunanda Pushkar, who had not married him then, had equity stakes in Rendezvous Sports World (RSW), heading the consortium that owns the Kochi IPL team.

updated: January 21, 2014 23:15 IST
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New Delhi: Former IPL commissioner Lalit Modi's lawyer Mehmood Abdi on Tuesday said that his client stands vindicated on the controversy surrounding the erstwhile Kochi franchise following outbursts by Shashi Tharoor's wife Sunanda Pushkar (in file pic) who died recently.

Abdi said an inquiry should now be launched on the Kochi franchisee issue in IPL.

"In view of the statement of late Sunanda Pushkar surfacing in media that she too took to herself all IPL related crimes of 'that man' clearly indicates towards something fishy about the Kochi franchisee affair," Abdi said in a release.

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