AIADMK symbol row: Sukesh Chandrasekhar's custody extended till 31 August

Coimbatore: A judicial magistrate court on Thursday extended till 31 August the custody of middle man Sukesh Chandrasekhar in connection with a case of cheating a kitchen equipment dealer here seven years ago.

Supporters of All India Anna Dravida Munetra Khazhgam (AIADMK) attend an election campaign rally addressed by J. Jayalalithaa, chief minister of India's Tamil Nadu state and chief of AIADMK, in the southern Indian city of Chennai April 19, 2014. Around 815 million people have registered to vote in the world's biggest election - a number exceeding the population of Europe and a world record - and results of the mammoth exercise, which concludes on May 12, are due on May 16. REUTERS/Babu (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)

File image of AIADMK supporters. Reuters

Chandrasekhar, now lodged in Tihar jail in connection with the 'two leaves' symbol case, involving AIADMK (Amma) leader TTV Dinakaran, was brought here by Delhi Police on Thursday.

A man named Rajavelu had lodged a complaint that Chandrasekhar had cheated him in 2010 of Rs 2.43 lakh on the promise of helping in securing a tender from the Karnataka government.

Charges under Section 420 were framed against Chandrasekhar and his father on 20 July.

Chandrasekhar was produced before Judicial Magistrate Rajkumar, who extended the custody till 31 August.

He was taken to Delhi by a train amid tight security.


Updated Date: Aug 17, 2017 19:44 PM

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