Apex Court Extends Jayalalithaa's Bail

Published: 18th December 2014 12:23 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th December 2014 12:24 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI:  The Supreme Court Thursday extended the bail of former Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa by another four months as it asked the Karnataka high court to decide on her appeal challenging her conviction in disproportionate assets case within three months.

Noting that Jayalalithaa had complied with its Oct 17 order of filing her appeal in the high court along with all the documents, an apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu asked the chief justice of the Karnataka high court to constitute a special bench that will hear the appeal on a day-to-day basis and complete the hearing within three months from Thursday.

Jayalalithaa has challenged her conviction in the case along with three others by a Bangalore court.

The apex court had granted bail to Jayalalithaa and the three others Oct 17 on the condition that she file her appeal alongwith all other accompanying documents before the high court on or before Dec 18.

Appearing for Jayalalithaa, senior counsel K.T.S. Tulsi told the court that all the papers running into 177 volumes have alrady been filed before the high court.

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