BENGALURU — The Karnataka High Court today acquitted former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in a disproportionate assets case. The court's verdict is on the appeal filed by Jayalalithaa and three others, including her aide Sasikala, in the case.
The court acquitted her of corruption charges, according to NDTV. According to a report by Times Now, all accused in the case were acquitted of the corruption charge.
"We were expecting a good result. This is all false case which have been implicated on our leader Amma," an AIADMK supporter told ANI. "She has done a lot of good things for people and this will surely benefit her," she added.
Meanwhile, tight security arrangements, including imposition of Section 144, remain at the Karnataka High Court. The imposition of Section 144 will prohibit any gathering in a radius of one kilometre around the High Court.
(With inputs from agencies)