Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was today held guilty in a disproportionate assets case.
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has been sentenced to four years in jail after she was found guilty of corruption by a Bangalore court, where she was present for the verdict.
A special court in Bangalore dealt a big blow to the AIADMK leader, who has become the first chief minister to be convicted in a wealth case and faces up to seven years' jail term.
Pronouncing the order, special Judge John Michael held Jayalalithaa guilty of amassing wealth disproportionate to known
The state is set to get a new chief minister with the incumbent leader expected to resign.
Senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, who had filed a petition in 1996 against her, said Jayalalithaa, who had the best lawyers, "should know corruption doesn't pay".
The chief minister of the southern state of Tamil Nadu was found guilty of amassing wealth of more than 10 million dollars which was unaccounted for.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/93228/j-jayalalitha-found-guilty-corruption-by-bangalore-court