Sasikala was convicted in the Disproportionate Assets case by the Supreme Court on Tuesday.

 Live blog- Sasikala convicted in DA case cant contest polls for 10 yearsPTI/file photo
news Politics Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 09:03

The Supreme Court has convicted Sasikala and others in the 20-year-old Disproportionate Assets case. The verdict comes as a big blow to Sasikala's political career, since she will have to go to jail for 4 years now, and cannot contest elections for 6 years after that. 

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Sasikala, Ilavarasi and Sudhakaran have been asked to surrender immediately by the SC. The apex court also upheld the penalties set by the Special Court - amounting to Rs 10 crore each. 

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Meanwhile, celebrations have broken out at OPS's residence following the verdict.

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