Delhi police issue lookout notice against Dhinakaran

AIADMK leader and state Finance Minister D. Jayakumar yesterday announced that V.K. Sasikala and her nephew Dinakaran were decided to be 'delinked' from the party.

Published: 19th April 2017 08:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th April 2017 08:45 PM   |  A+A-

TTV Dhinakaran.(Photo | EPS)

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: New Delhi: Wanted in the case for allegedly trying to bribe the Election Commission of India , Delhi police issued a look out notice against the AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran.

The move comes after inputs to the police that Dhinakaran was a Non- resident Indian (NRI) and could try to flee, police said.

Earlier the Crime Branch had arrested the middleman, Sukesh Chandrashekhar in Delhi in connection with the matter. According to the officials a team has already left for Chennai  to interrogate the AIADMK leader.

Police got on Chadrashekhar's trail after they received a tip-off from an informer about certain Election Commission officials being approached. Police further informed that a deal for Rs 50 crore for helping the AIADMK faction keep the 'two leaves' symbol, was being brokered by the leader for the ‘two leaves’ symbol of the party.

Till now, the Sukesh has got Rs 10 crore of the deal amount and the remaining amount was to be given later. He had allegedly received money through some Chandni Chowk based Hawala operators and police is probing the Hawala link. Sukesh is under eight days of police custody.

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