Addressing the media, Sasikala said, “The immediate beneficiary of a split in AIADMK will be none other than the DMK.
Asked to comment on the achievements of the DMK government during the past year, Sasikala quipped, "Many committees have been formed. That's all."
She requested police to investigate the case properly and bring the perpetrators, whoever they might be, before the law.
According to sources, Sasikala was asked whether she had any knowledge of the incident, which took place on April 23, 2017.
She was asked about her last visit to the property, the documents and cash that were maintained there and if she had met late Jayalalithaa's driver Kanagaraj, who died in an accident earlier.
The special team of police investigating the Kodanad estate heist-cum-murder case will question VK Sasikala, close aide of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa, on Thursday.
The general council meeting of the two factions of the AIADMK in September, 2017 had removed the party's interim general secretary Sasikala from the post.
A general council meeting had passed resolutions expelling Sasikala from the post of general secretary and Panneerselvam and Palaniswami were elected as coordinator and joint coordinator
Officials said they have recorded the statement of Chandrashekhar in this case early this month and now they want to question Dhinakaran to take the probe forward.
"The people of Tamil Nadu feel he had undertaken the trip only to pursue his personal agenda," the CM charged during a press meeting in Salem.
The party brass had passed a resolution against admitting her into the organisation and it was seconded by the party's district units across the state.
Over 100 witnesses were cross examined and this includes those by counsel for Sasikala and the hospital's advocate on matters having a bearing on treatment to Jayalalithaa.
The Anti-Corruption Bureau had investigated the case before chargesheeting Sasikala, Ilavarasi, and others including jail officials as accused.
Reacting to his expulsion, O Raja told reporters that the party needs the leadership of Sasikala now. "Who are they (Panneerselvam and Palaniswami) to expel me from the party?" he asked.
Sasikala and Raja had a discussion for over 25 minutes and Raja left the room. He didn’t respond to queries of press persons.