Panel probing Jaya's death submits report to govt

Wednesday 31st August 2022 09:52 EDT

The much-awaited report of a panel that probed the circumstances surrounding late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's death, was submitted to the Tamil Nadu government and it will be placed before the state cabinet meet. Justice A Arumughaswamy, who led the probe while hearing over 150 witnesses, submitted the report to Chief Minister MK Stalin and said it was now up to the government to decide on making it public. An official release from the state government said the Chief Minister has directed that the report be placed before the Cabinet and take "due action." The ruling DMK had, ahead of the April 2021 Assembly polls in the state, promised a proper inquiry into the circumstances leading to the death of Jayalalithaa and initiation of legal action again "anyone" found guilty.

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