Jayalalithaa appeal: Karnataka Cabinet to take final call

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Chennai, May 25: The Karnataka Chief Minister, Siddaramaiah has left it to the cabinet to take a decision on when to file the appeal in the Jayalalithaa case. The Cabinet is scheduled to meet tomorrow and if the matter is on the agenda it will take a decision.

After the Advocate General and the Special Public Prosecutor gave their opinion to go ahead and file the appeal, the same was prepared and placed before the Chief Minister‎. The CM in turn is instructed that a decision on the appeal will be taken by the Cabinet.


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was acquitted by the Karnataka High Court in the disproportionate assets case. The DMK has decided to go ahead and move the Supreme Court in appeal as it feels Karnataka the prosecuting state is taking too long.

Cabinet meet tomorrow:

The C‎abinet is expected to meet tomorrow. However the matter relating to the appeal will be taken up if the same is on the agenda. Sources tell oneindia that the it is likely to be taken up.

A decision on when to file the appeal is likely to be taken tomorrow. The state has 90 days time to file an appeal. There are two views on the timing of the appeal. While the law department feels that the appeal be filed right away some others feel that they should take more time.

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