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Supreme Court stays trial in Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case

LiveMint logoLiveMint 26-05-2014 Shreeja Sen

The Supreme Court on Monday stayed criminal proceedings against All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam leader J. Jayalalithaa in relation to the disproportionate assets case before a special court in Bangalore.

The bench of justices B.S. Chauhan and A.K. Sikri allowed continuation of a civil suit for determining ownership of properties alleged to be Jayalalithaa’s. It also issued directed the Tamil Nadu Anti-corruption Bureau to submit a response.

The court will hear the matter again on 6 June.

The case relates to allegations that Jayalalithaa had assets disproportionate to her income during her tenure as Tamil Nadu chief minister in the early 1990s.

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