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Deepa barred to enter aunt Jayalalitha's house, accuses brother of cheating

Deepa further accused brother Deepak Jayakumar of cheating her by joining the V K Sasikala camp

ANI  |  Chennai 

Late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa’s niece J Deepa comes out after visiting the Poes Garden residence of the former AIADMK chief (Photo: PTI)

Niece of former Tamil Nadu chief minister late J Deepa Jayakumar on Sunday said that she was denied entry at the latter's

"The police is not letting us inside Amma's house. We are the legal heir. All the things inside the Poes Garden have disappeared.

We are being humiliated," Deepa told the media.

She further accused her brother of cheating her by joining the V. K. Sasikala camp.

Deepa, who reached earlier in the day, was barred to enter the house by the security forces.

The high-voltage drama is reportedly being created over the property of the former chief minister.

Following the demise of on December 5 last year, a rift between her niece Deepa and nephew apparently erupted over her property.

Earlier, had staked claim to the former chief minister's and other properties.

He said that Jayalalitha bequeathed her property to Deepa and him and only the duo can stake a claim over it.

First Published: Sun, June 11 2017. 14:05 IST