Jayalalithaa DA case: SC permits Karnataka to submit breif reply

New Delhi, Apr 29: The Supreme Court has permitted Special Public Prosecutor, B V Acharya to submit his reply in connection with the J Jayalalithaa disproportionate assets case.

In its order the court said that it grants liberty to Acharya appearing for Karnataka to file brief notes in the matter. The case has been posted for May 3.

DA case: SC permits Kar to submit reply

The court also took on record the conclusion of arguments by Shekhar Napde appearing for Sasikala Natrajan, Ilavarasi and Sudhakaran who were also acquitted by the Karnataka High Court.

Karnataka had filed an appeal against the acquittal of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and three others in the disproportionate assets case.

During the course of the hearing, Napde submitted a chart of disputed items related to the case to be deleted.

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In this regard counsels appearing for the respondents and petitioners had advanced arguments briefly. The court said that these arguments would heard once the hearing in the main matter or appeal is completed.

Acharya would appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, May 3 and file his reply. The reply as directed by the Supreme Court would be brief and aim at countering the points made by Jayalalalithaa and others while arguing to uphold the verdict of the High Court.

Acharya would demonstrate why the High Court verdict needs to be struck down and the order of the trial court which convicted these persons restored.

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