Bangalore: A Special Court trying the disproportionate wealth case against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday pulled up her close aide and second accused Sasikala Natarajan for pointing fingers at others during her deposition in the case.

Judge B M Mallikarjunaiah rapped Sasikala when she dragged the name of DMK General Secretary K Anbazhagan, on whose plea the case was transferred to Bangalore by the Supreme Court, and the party's President M Karunanidhi.

While responding to a question posed by the judge about the financial transactions of firms in which she was a partner and director, she indirectly blamed Anbazhagan for the inordinate delay in the case.

"Instead of showing fingers at others and making such elaborate statements which are not needed for the recording of statement under section 313 CrPC, you can make written submissions and say whatever you want to say. Please understand the ambit of section 313 and restrict youself to that," the judge said.

Most of the questions related to firms including Jaya Publications, Sasi Enterprises, Vinod Video Vision in which she is either a partner or a director along with Jayalalithaa execept Vinod Video Vision and Metal King which are her proprietory concerns.

Sasikala answered 40 questions on Wednesday taking the total number of questions replied so far to 632. Earlier, Jayalalithaa had deposed before the court.

The court adjourned further recording of Sasikala statement to May 17 as he was going on summer vacation.


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