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DA case: SC issues notice to Jaya on Karnataka's petition

IANS | By, New Delhi
Jul 27, 2015 12:51 PM IST

The Bengaluru trial court had convicted Jayalalithaa for possessing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income and sentenced her to a four-year jail term and imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore, but later Karnataka HC had cleared her of all charges.

Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday was issued notice by the Supreme Court on Karnataka government's petition challenging the state high court's verdict. The Karnataka High Court had given a clean chit to Jayalalithaa and three others on May 11, clearing them of "all charges" in the 19-year-old disproportionate assets case.

The Bengaluru trial court had convicted Jayalalithaa for possessing assets disproportionate to her known sources of income and sentenced her to a four-year jail term and imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore.

After her acquittal by the Karnataka HC, Jayalalithaa made a thumping and was sworn in as the .

On Monday, an apex court bench headed by Justice PC Ghose also issued notice returnable in eight weeks on the petition by DMK leader K Anbazhagan and BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, both challenging Karnataka High Court verdict acquitting Jayalalithaa.

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