Karnataka to seek reimbursement from Tamil Nadu

The Karnataka cabinet has decided to seek reimbursement of entire cost it has incurred in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala

Published: 16th February 2017 02:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th February 2017 03:43 AM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: The Karnataka cabinet has decided to seek reimbursement of entire cost it has incurred in the disproportionate assets case against former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa and her aide Sasikala.
The Supreme Court has in its order asked Sasikala to pay a fine of `10 crore as part of the punishment pronounced of which `5 crore is to be paid to Karnataka goverrnment which was the appellant in the case.

“We have spent a huge amount on law and order, logistics and other aspects of this long-drawn legal battle. We will write to the TN government to reimburse this cost,” Karnataka minister for Law and Parliamentary
Affairs minister T B Jayachandra said.
However the exact cost is yet to be calculated. “We will write to the Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary after calculating the cost incurred and claim reimbursement,” Jayachandra said.

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