Karnataka HC to give verdict in Jayalalitha s DA case on 11th May

Published on May 09, 2015 21:01:01 PM
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.

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.