Jaya death probe panel report to be made public : Stalin

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Coimbatore, Sep 2 : Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin

has said that the one man commission of inquiry headed by

retired Justice A.Arumughasamy, which probed the death of

former Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, will be made public.

Speaking after solemnising the marriage of senior party

leader’s grand daughter here, he said the probe panel

report would be tabled in the State Assembly along with

the action taken report based on its recommendations.

The Jayalalithaa death probe panel report along with the

report of the Justice Aruna Jagadeesan commission, which

probed the May 18, 2018 police firing incident on anti-

sterlite protestors in which 13 people were killed, were

discussed in detail in the recent State Cabinet meeting

and it was decided to table it in the State Assembly.

The Arumughasamy Commission has recommended action

against Jayalalithaa’s confidante VK Sasikala among others,

and the matter will be discussed with legal experts.

According to an official release, the report went into various

aspects including her hospitalisation on September 22, 2016

and the treatment provided to her, till her death on December


Justice A Arumughasamy submitted the report to Stalin a

few days back.

“The cabinet has decided to take the opinion of legal experts

on the (Commission) report recommending ordering government

enquiry against VK Sasikala, doctor Sivakumar, then health

minister C Vijayabaskar and former Chief Secretary Rama

Mohana Rao and take due action, and after doing so, place

it before the Tamil Nadu Assembly with a report,” he said.

Stalin said the monthly cash assistance of Rs 1,000 for women

heads of families as promised in the DMK election manifesto

will be launched soon.


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