DA case: Why Sasikala will not walk out of jail citing Jaya’s abatement

sasiWhen the Supreme Court passed the order in the disproportionate assets case, it abated the sentence against former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa. As a result of this, the sentence of four years was abated in the event of her death. Moreover Karnataka’s review seeking a clarification on whether it could collect the Rs 100 crore fine was also rejected which meant none of the properties would be seized.

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Abatement of Jayalalithaa in DA case: SC to hear review on Wednesday

The Supreme Court will hear Karnataka’s review petition against the abatement of Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case on Wednesday.

Karnataka had filed a review in the Supreme Court challenging a portion of the order in which Jayalalithaa was abated from the case.

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DA case: Karnataka wants to recover Rs 100 crore from Jaya’s estate

It would be interesting to see what the Supreme Court would have to say on the review plea filed by Karnataka in which it sought a reversal of the verdict abating Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

While delivering the verdict, the court had made observations against Jayalalithaa albiet posthumously of how she had criminally conspired with co-accused Sasikala to launder ill-gotten wealth.

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Watch Sasikala thump Amma’s memorial thrice

sasikalamemoAIADMK interim general secretary Sasikala Natarajan, who has been convicted by the Supreme Court in the DA case, took an oath at Jayalalitha’s memorial in Chennai’s Marina Beach before she left for Bengaluru to surrender.

While offering floral tibutes the the late leader’s memorial, an emotional Sasikala thumped her palm thrice on the memorial with a stern expression. She paused before the grave with wide eyes and an expression of resolve. She appeared to have vowed to come out stronger.

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Supreme Court, not Governor will decide Sasikala Natarajan’s fate

sasiChennai, Feb 13: It is clear now that Sasikala Natarajan’s fate would be decided by the Supreme Court and not the Governor. While there is no clear indication as yet, sources say that the verdict in the disproportionate assets case is likely to be delivered by the SC on Tuesday.
On Sunday rumours were rife that Karnataka may seek to delete Jayalalithaa’s name from the case. This was, however, denied by Karnataka’s legal team which says that since she is no more, the case against her stands abated under Section 394 of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

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Sasikala as TN CM: Will these two cases stand in her way?

sasikala1Chennai, Feb 7: The journey to the chief minister’s office will be anything, but easy for Sasikala Natarajan. First, the Supreme Court is likely to deliver the verdict in the disproportionate assets case against Sasikala by next week. Another petition sought a stay on Sasikala’s swearing-in as the CM of Tamil Nadu, as the judgement in the DA case is likely to be pronounced by the apex court soon.
There are several grounds raised by the petitioner, Senthil Kumar, general secretary of a non-governmental organisation, Satta Panchayat Iyakkam. Kumar, who will argue the petition in person on Tuesday, says that in the event of a conviction, Sasikala will be forced to resign. Such kind of a situation is likely to cause riots in the southern state, he adds.

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After Jayalalithaa’s submission in DA case, Karnataka to submit a quick reply

jaya2Bengaluru, Apr 2: Karnataka may seek two days time to submit its reply in the J Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case. The time to submit the reply would be sought immediately after Nageshwar Rao, senior counsel appearing for Jayalalithaa would conclude his arguments.
Sources part of the Karnataka legal team tell OneIndia that they will not stretch the submissions made in the reply.
The arguments that will be put-forth by Jayalalithaa’s counsel will be analysed and only those points where we have doubts will be part of the reply.

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SC grants time to Jayalalithaa on DA case

img_0643New Delhi, Feb 25:The Supreme Court today adjourned hearing on the J Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case to March 10th.
The Supreme Court which had indicated yesterday that it would want to complete the hearing in four weeks has instructed all the parties to file a list of evidence, trial court and high court records and a list of witnesses before it by March 10th.

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