news Friday, February 06, 2015 - 05:30
The News Minute | February 06, 2015 | 08.50 am IST BJP leader Subramanian Swamy, the person who had first filed a complaint against Jayalalithaa in 1996 for disproportionate assets, had asked the Karnataka High Court a chance to implead himself in the appeal involving has been partially allowed by the Karnataka High Court. Justice C R Kumaraswamy who only gave Swamy partial permission denied him the chance to present his arguments however he allowed him to assist Special Public Prosecutor Bhavani Singh in the case. The bench said in its order that permission was granted to Swamy under the Section 5 (3) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. However, another request by DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan to intervene as party respondent and assist the SPP was dismissed. Swamy had earlier made a submission saying that he was the original complainant in the case and must be allowed to implead. In the case of Anbazhagan, the Justice said that as he had no legal expertise to present arguments, his intervening in the appeal would amount to political interference. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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