Verdict in Jayalalithaa appeal on May 11

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Chennai, May 8: The Karnataka High Court will deliver its judgement on the appeal filed by former Tamil Nadu chief minister J.Jayalalithaa against her conviction in the Rs.66.65 crore corruption case on May 11.

The website of the Karnataka High Court states that the case has been listed for May 11 at 11 a.m.

Jayalalithaa

Jayalalithaa has approached the high court, challenging her conviction along with three others in disproportionate assets case by a trial court in Bengaluru on September 27 last year.

The court has sentenced Jayalalithaa to four years in jail with a fine of Rs.100 crore.

Besides Jayalalithaa, her aides N.Sasikala, V.N. Sudhakaran and J. Elasvarasi were sentenced by the trial court.

The disproportionate assets case against Jayalalithaa and three others related to the period from 1991-1996 involving Rs.66.65 crore when she became the chief minister of Tamil Nadu for the first time. The case lasted for about 18 years.

IANS

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