Sasikala prison bribe issue: BJP leader H Raja expresses shock over special treatment, urges high-level probe

Coimbatore: BJP on Saturday expressed shock over allegations that AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala had paid Rs two crore to jail officials for getting preferential treatment in Bengaluru central prison.

File image of VK Sasikala. PTI

File image of VK Sasikala. PTI

The party wanted a high-level probe into the incident, BJP national secretary H Raja told reporters in Coimbatore.

Though the Karnataka government has ordered an inquiry into the episode, BJP wanted an high level probe into the incident, since another senior AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran was facing serious charges of conspiring with an alleged middleman to bribe election commission officals to get the 'Two Leaves' symbol for his party, Raja said.

 


Updated Date: Jul 15, 2017 18:36 PM

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