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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A city today asked the Police to file by December 5 a supplementary charge sheet in the Commission bribery case involving (Amma) leader T T V Dhinakaran.

Special judge Poonam Chaudhary also extended the judicial custody of Sukesh Chandrashekhar, an alleged middleman in the case, till November 23.

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

Chandrashekhar, who was arrested on April 16, 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 and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

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

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

Mallikarjuna, a long-time friend of Dinakaran, and Naresh Jain, a "hawala" operator from Delhi, are the other suspects in the case.

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First Published: Thu, November 09 2017. 21:57 IST