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Apollo submits treatment record of Jayalalithaa to inquiry commission

ANI  |  Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] 

The on Friday submitted treatment documents of former Tamil Nadhu J Jayalalilthaa to an inquiry commission set up to probe her death.

The handed over the treatment record of Jayalalithaa, which was packed in two suitcases, to the commission.

Earlier Justice A. Arumugasamy, who is conducting the inquiry, had asked Dr. Prathap Reddy, Chairman, and Ms. Preetha Reddy, executive vice-hairperson, Apollo Hospitals, to provide all related documents and information regarding her treatment within 10 days.

The commission has also ordered jailed leader VK Sasikala's to appear before it on 22 January.

On January 6, requested Justice inquiry commission to provide her with the copies of testimonies given by various witnesses against her.

Sasikala, who has been jailed in a multi-crore disproportionate assets case, filed an affidavit through her in this regard.

Earlier on December 22, the commission had summoned and Founder-in this matter.

Jayalalithaa, popularly known as 'Amma', was taken to Chennai's on September 22, 2016 and treated in the hospital for 75 days before she breathed her last on December 5.

Following her death, allegations of foul play began to do the even claimed that all cabinet ministers had lied to the people about hospitalisation and death of the former

Subsequently, a one-man commission was constituted and a probe under a retired judge, Justice Arumugasamy, was initiated on October 30.

The commission, whose constitution was challenged in the through a plea, which the apex court later rejected, is likely to submit its findings in the first quarter of this year.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 20:25 IST