Why hasn’t any action been taken against TTV Dhinakaran in EC bribery case, asks court
What action has been taken against AIADMK faction leader T T V Dhinakaran when all allegations in the Election Commission bribery case are against him, a special court asked the Delhi Police today.
Special Judge Poonam Chaudhary asked the question when the police produced in court alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, arrested for allegedly striking a deal of Rs 50 crore to help the AIADMK (Amma) faction keep the ‘two leaves’ poll symbol.
Chandrashekhar’s police custody of eight days, which expired today, was also extended till April 28 by the court.
“What is the position of the main accused … What action has been taken against Dhinakaran. Why are you not taking action against him? The whole allegations are against him,” the judge asked the police’s Crime Branch.
During the proceedings, the police sought five-day custody of Chandrasekhar saying it has to confront him with some Hawala operators and has to take him outside Delhi.
The court, however, extended his police custody by three days.
The counsel appearing for Chandrasekhar opposed the police’s plea to extend the custody, saying the allegation in the FIR was that Chandrasekhar had conspired with Dhinakaran, who has not yet been arrested.
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