Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa could not be made to explain the benami assets allegedly acquired by her aide Sasikala and her relatives Illavarasi and Sudhakaran in the disproportionate assets case, her counsel told the Karnataka High Court on Monday.
The Income Tax departmental proceedings against AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa and her close aide Sasikala in four cases have come to an end, as the final orders were passed by department on accepting the compounding fee.
AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa, her aide Sasikala and a firm in which they are partners have together paid Rs 1.99 crore as compounding fee, setting in motion the process for the closure of an 18-year-old Income Tax case against them.
A day after getting bail from Supreme Court in disproportionate assets case, AIADMK supremo and former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa walked out of Parappana Agrahara Central Prison on Saturday.
Former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa is likely to move the Supreme Court on Wednesday, challenging the Karnataka High Court`s order refusing bail to her in the 18-year-old Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case.
In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday held the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income during her first term in office. Her conviction has led to violent protests in Tamil Nadu.
In a huge setback to J Jayalalithaa, a special court on Saturday awarded a 4-year jail term and fine of Rs 100 crore to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister after founding her guilty of amassing Rs 66.65 crore wealth disproportionate to known sources of her income during her first term in office. Her conviction has led to violent protests in Tamil Nadu.
Madras High Court on Wednesday exempted from personal appearance Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala before the trial court for questioning and for framing charges in the Income Tax returns case.
A court here on Monday adjourned to June 3 the income tax return case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala for fixing a date for their appearance for framing of charges.
Applications seeking perusal of documents pertaining to the wealth case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa were filed in the Special court by counsel for her and her aide, co-accused Sasikala Natarajan.