AsseIs case: I-T officer asked to depose in court

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 18:14

Bangalore: The Special Court Wednesday directed the officer concerned of the Income Tax department in Tamil Nadu to be present before it on March 25 and produce certain documents pertaining to the disproportionate asset case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa.

Over a month ago, Special Court judge M S Balakrishna had directed the IT department of Tamil Nadu to produce certain documents which have not been furnished till date, taking note of which the court gave the direction.

Evidence of eight defence witnesses was recorded today and two other defence witnesses were cross examined.

The evidence of 56 witnesses has been recorded so far in the case in which Jayalalithaa is facing charges that she accumulated wealth to the tune of Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate to her known sources of income when she was Chief Minister for the first time from 1991 to 1996.

The court adjourned the matter to tomorrow for further recording of evidence of the defence witnesses and their cross examination.


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First Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 18:14

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