Supreme Court sentences Sasikala to four-year in jail in DA case; boost to Panneerselvam camp

The Supreme Court on Tuesday convicted VK Sasikala in the disproportionate assets case and sentenced her to four years in prison. The latest development comes at a time when she is locked in a bitter power struggle with caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam.

FP Staff February 14, 2017 19:14:42 IST
Immediately after the verdict in the disproportionate assets case came, a team of Tamil Nadu police drove to the Golden Bay resort where the MLAs supporting Sasikala are currently housed. PTI.
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Immediately after the verdict in the disproportionate assets case came, a team of Tamil Nadu police drove to the Golden Bay resort where the MLAs supporting Sasikala are currently housed. PTI.
AIADMK leader VK Sasikala, who chose to stay with her MLAs, later left the resort for her Poes Garden residence on Tuesday. PTI
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AIADMK leader VK Sasikala, who chose to stay with her MLAs, later left the resort for her Poes Garden residence on Tuesday. PTI
Deepa Jayakumar, niece of late chief minister Jayalalithaa, paid rich tributes at the Jayalalithaa memorial at Marina Beach. She was accompanied by caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam and his supporters. PTI
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Deepa Jayakumar, niece of late chief minister Jayalalithaa, paid rich tributes at the Jayalalithaa memorial at Marina Beach. She was accompanied by caretaker chief minister O Panneerselvam and his supporters. PTI
Deepa, after paying tribute to her late aunt, openly came out in support of Panneerselvam. PTI
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Deepa, after paying tribute to her late aunt, openly came out in support of Panneerselvam. PTI
The Sasikala camp has told media that it would seek a review of the supreme court judgement. PTI
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The Sasikala camp has told media that it would seek a review of the supreme court judgement. PTI
Caretaker Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam arrives to address a press conference at his Greenways Road residence in Chennai on Tuesday. The conviction of VK Sasikala in the disproportionate assets case comes as a shot in the arm for the Panneerselvam camp. PTI.
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Caretaker Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam arrives to address a press conference at his Greenways Road residence in Chennai on Tuesday. The conviction of VK Sasikala in the disproportionate assets case comes as a shot in the arm for the Panneerselvam camp. PTI.