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Tamil Nadu Ex-minister gets 3-year jail term

April 18,2017  

 Tamil Nadu Ex minister gets 3 year jail term
Tamil Nadu Ex-minister gets 3-year jail term, Former Tamil Nadu Educational Minister Aranganayagam gets 3 year jail term in assets case.

CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Educational minister Aranganayagam gets 3 year jail term in assets case.

The charge against Aranaganayagam was that during his tenure as a minister in the first regime of J Jayalalithaa during 1991-96, he accumulated assets in his name and in the name of his wife and two sons to the tune of Rs 1.15 crore through questionable means.

The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Department had registered a case against him under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Special judge for corruption cases, M Gomathinayagam awarded 3 years imprison for Aranganayagam, The judge, however, acquitted Aranganayagams wife and two sons of all the charges in the case.