Bangalore: A special court trying the
disproportionate assets case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister
J Jayalalithaa today directed Karnataka police to submit on
October 17 its final report about security arrangements being
made for her appearance before it on October 20.
Special Public Prosecutor B V Acharya placed before the
court the correspondence the state police was having regularly
with the High Court regarding security which was handed over
to him by Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Division) G
Ramesh who was present in the court.
"Though the state government is in constant touch with the
High Court and has agreed to make all the requisite security
arrangements in this regard, it is yet to arrive at a decision
about the venue of the trial, which has to be taken in
concurrence with the High Court", Acharya, who is also the
Advocate General, submitted.
He further sought time till October 17 for the state police
authority to submit its final report.
The disproportionate case against Jayalalithaa relates to
the alleged accumulation of assets worth over Rs 66 crore by
her between 1991 and 1996.
She has alleged that the cases were foisted against her by
the previous DMK government for political reasons. The case
had been transferred to Karnataka to ensure a fair and free
The Supreme Court had on September 12 asked Jayalalithaa to
appear personally on October 20 before the trial court in
Karnataka in connection with the case.