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SC to examine cash-for-vote MLAs sting case

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 July 2017, 15:02 IST

The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the Tamil Nadu cash-for-vote MLAs sting case.

The date for when the court will hear the case is yet to be ascertained.

According to a sting operation by an English news channel, all the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) MLAs were lured in by cash and gold by the rival Sasikala camp to support Chief Minister Edapadi K. Palanisamy in the February trust vote conducted in Tamil Nadu Assembly.

CSouth Madurai MLA Saravanan, who had deflected to the OPS faction, admitted on camera that Sasikala camp offered him money between Rs. two crore to six crore for his support.

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) severely criticised the ruling AIADMK government over the matter alleging that the party's inter-relationship was purchased and not natural.


First published: 5 July 2017, 15:02 IST