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Sasikala convicted by Supreme court, disqualified for CM post

Sasikala convicted by Supreme court, disqualified for CM post

Chennai: The General Secretary of AIADMK VK Sasikala suffered a major jolt with the Supreme Court upholding the trial court’s judgment convicting her in the 21-year-old disproportionate assets case against her. With this, Sasikala stands disqualified to take over as Tamil Nadu chief minister.

The court asked Sasikala to surrender immediately. SC, however, abated the appeal proceedings against Jayalalithaa owing to her death on December 5 last. All the convicted persons will have to serve the remaining part of the sentence.

Details awaited