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AIADMK 'two leaves' symbol case: Court denies bail to middleman

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A has denied to a suspected middleman in the case allegedly involving ex-AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V

denied the relief to Sukesh Chandrashekhar, who is currently in judicial custody, saying it was not fit to grant him at this stage.

"The application of the accused Sukesh Chandrashekar is dismissed," the court said.

Chandrashekhar, who was arrested on April 16 last year, had sought bail claiming that the probe was complete in the case and no purpose would be served by keeping him in further custody.

The police had accused Chandrashekhar, and others of hatching a criminal conspiracy to bribe some officials.

The had on December 14 last year filed a supplementary charge sheet against Dhinakaran, Chandrashekhar and seven others in the matter.

In its 701-page charge sheet filed on July 14 last year, the police had claimed that money recovered from Chandrashekar was sent by through unaccounted channels with the help of other accused persons.

Chandrashekhar was named in the charge sheet for alleged offences of forgery of valuable security, forgery for the purpose of cheating, making a false document and criminal conspiracy under the IPC and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

Dhinakaran, accused of trying to bribe EC officials to get the "two leaves" poll symbol for the AIADMK faction led by V K Sasikala, was arrested on April 25 and granted bail on June 1.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 17:45 IST