After an hours break, the proceedings both at the special court and High Court have commenced. While Jayalalithaa answered nearly 300 questions while recording her statement, Yeddyurappa’s lawyers contiuned arguments at the high court of Karnataka.
Yeddys counsel is stressing on the point that the case against his client is frivilous. However the court observed that they need to put out a valid ground if they chose to seek interim bail.
Jayaa meanwhile continues to stand in the box and record her statement.
The Karnataka High Court has adjourned proceedings on the bail plea filed by yeddyurappa to 2.30 PM. arguments on the inetrim bail plea by a battery of lawyers will continue in the afternoon after the court resumes following a lunch break.
The Karnataka High Court commenced hearing on the bail plea filed by B S Yeddyurappa former Chief Minister of Karnataka. A battery of lawyers are in the court to argue the case.
Yeddyurappa who is in judicial custody has sought interim bail.
Uday Lalith who was the special proisecutor in 2G case will argue the case on behalf of B S Yeddyurappa, former Chief Minister of Karnataka. The proceedings at the High Court is expected to commence in a while.
Yeddy who is in jail after the Lokayukta court rejected his bail plea had moved the high court against this order.
There were some minor skirmishes at the Special Court Bangalore as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa entered the court hall. A battery of her lawyer/supporters who were present at the venue demanded that they be let inside the court hall and when they were prevented from doing so they engaged in arguments which eventually led to pushing. The police however brought the situation under control.
Jayalalithaa’s statements would be recorded at 11 am and this would go on till 5 PM barring a lunch break between 2PM and 3 PM. The Additional Commissioner, four DCPs and 1500 police personnel are standing guard to provide her security.
Amidst all the chaos in the courts today, Bangalore had something to cheer about. The much awaited Metro Rail known as Namma Metro was flagged off for commercial operations.
In the first phase the metro rail would run between MG Road and Bypanahalli on elevtaed tracks.
Jayalalithaa has just reached te special court bangalore. the proceedings will commence at 11. a special van has been arranged for her where she would be until the proceedings begin.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa arrived at Bangalore in a special aircraft. Guarded by 1500 police personnel she was driven to the Special Court which is at Parapana Agrahara, 20 kilometres away from the city.
She will have to step into the box at 10.55 am following which her statement will be recorded.
Meanwhile the Karnataka High Court will hear the bail plea filed by former Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa. The matter to be heard by Justice Pinto is listed at serial number 55 and is expected to come up by 11.30 am.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, on Thursday, is expected to have a long day ahead at the special court in Bangalore. She may have to spend around seven hours at the Court on Thursday.
Apart from tight security no other special arrangements have been made for the Tamil Nadu chief minister within the court hall, which has been shifted to Parapana Agrahara that also houses the central jail in which former Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa is lodged.
Jayalalithaa will also have to stand in the box just like any other accused. She is expected to arrive at the court premises by 10.30 am and would enter the court hall at 10.50 am. Special judge B Mallikarjunaiah will record her statement at 11 am.
The procedure will continue till 2 pm, when the court breaks for lunch for an hour, following which the process would commence and go on till 5 pm.
Although CM Jayalalithaa will not receive any VIP treatment within the court hall, a special bus would accompany her from Chennai on Thursday. She is expected to take rest in this bus.
The special court is hearing the disproportionate assets case against her. The case was shifted by a Supreme Court verdict five years ago from Chennai to Bangalore.