New Delhi, June 6:
In a relief to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa, the Supreme Court Friday extended the suspension of trial in the disproportionate assets (DA) case against her till June 16.
The apex court bench of Justice J.S. Khehar and Justice C. Nagappan will hold hearing on Jayalalithaa’s plea that trial in the DA case should not proceed till the ownership of the immovable assets shown to be her benami possession was decided as directed by the Madras High Court.
The court Friday also issued notice to DMK leader K. Anbalagan, seeking vacation of stay so that trial in the DA case against Jayalalithaa and others could go on uninterrupted.
Besides, the court gave a week’s time to Tamil Nadu vigilance and anti-corruption department to file their response to Jayalalithaa’s plea that trial in the DA case be put on hold till the claims over immovable properties was decided by a Bangalore special court. (IANS)