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Karnataka High Court posts Jayalalitha Bail petition to October 6


September 30, 2014 - Hyderabad

BANGALORE

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday posted the bail plea of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalitha challenging the judgment of CBI special court on Saturday that awarded four years simple imprisonment and a fine of Rs.100 crore.

Prominent advocate Ram Jetmalani put forth the arguments before the court seeking bail to Jayalalitha.

As the matter came up, G Bhavani Singh, who was the special public prosecutor in the special court on the disproportionate assets case, told the judge that he had not yet received any official notification appointing him as the SPP for the criminal appeal filed in the high court.

With the adjournment, the AIADMK president Jayalalitha has to be in Parappana Agrahara Central Prison till October 6.

UPDATES

Court to hear Jayalalitha bail petition today
BANGALORE: The Karnataka High Court that adjourned the bail petition of AIADMK General Secretary J Jayalalitha bail petition to October 6 has decided to her the same on Wednesday. When the matter was first taken up by a vacation bench in the forenoon, G Bhavani Singh, the Special Public Prosecutor in the trial court told to Justice Ratnakala that as there was no official communication of appointing him as SPP in the appeal too and was not proper to represent the State.

The judge said that the representation form the prosecution was necessary and adjourned it to October 6. Jayalalitha’s lawyers B Kumar told the court that the presence of prosecutor’s presence was not necessary as the trial court sentenced with less than 10 years.

The judge asked them to approach the High Court Registry if it wanted the case heard before Monday. They accordingly approached the Registry with a memo to advance the hearing for Wednesday.

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