Jayalalithaa DA case: Karnataka to advance counter arguments on Tuesday

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New Delhi, April 27: Karnataka will file its rejoinder to the arguments advanced by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa and three others on Tuesday before the Supreme Court. The arguments that are being advanced by the counsel for Sasikala Natrajan, Ilavarasi and Sudhakaran will conclude before a Bench comprising, Justices P C Ghose and Amitava Roy today.

The Bench is hearing an appeal filed by Karnataka challenging the acquittal of Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case. Since Karnataka is the appellant in the case a second chance will be given. The rejoinder to the submissions made by

Jayalalithaa DA case: Karnataka to advance counter arguments on Tuesday.
Jayalalithaa and three others will be advanced by Special Public Prosecutor B V Acharya and Dushyanth Dave.

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Following the rejoinder by Karnataka which is expected to last a day the Bench is likely to hear briefly two petitions challenging the appointment of Acharya as SPP and also Karnataka's locus standi in filing the appeal. Following this the verdict will be reserved.

The Bench has been hearing for the past one and a half months the appeal filed by Karnataka. Karnataka had challenged the verdict of the High Court which had acquitted Jayalalithaa and three others.

Jayalalithaa had moved the Karnataka High Court in appeal against the verdict of the trial court which had convicted her and three others.

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