Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa was on Wednesday summoned by the principal sessions court to appear before it on October four in connection with a second wealth case against her.
The case pertains to the purchase of two hotels in London at a cost of Rs 439.8 million in 1994.
Principal Sessions Judge Ashok Kumar also summoned All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP T T V Dinakaran, the second accused in the case, to appear in court.
The purchase of the Hops Croft Holt Hotel at Steeple Aston and Slaley Hall at Hexam at the total cost of Rs 439.8 million had come to light during investigations by the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption into the Rs 666.5 million disproportionate wealth case against Jayalalithaa, in which her
close friend Sasikala Natarajan was one of the accused.
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