SC assured on security of ‘conman' Sukesh in Tihar jail

SC assured on security of ‘conman' Sukesh in Tihar jail
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One-liner: The govt on Friday assured the SC about the safety of Sukesh Chandrashekhar lodged in Tihar jail on charges of money laundering.

Threat to life: His counsel claimed a threat to his life in the prison.

Arrested: The ED had arrested the jailed 'conman' in another money laundering case linked to the 2017 EC bribery instance involving ex-AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran and others.

Already in jail: The 32-year-old is already in jail after the federal probe agency arrested him last year in a case of cheating and extorting money from prominent people.

Security assured: The bench, which asked the Centre and Delhi govt to file their responses in two weeks, was assured by the additional solicitor general that the security aspect of the accused would be taken care of.

Actors, models grilled: A number of women Bollywood actors and models have been questioned by the ED for their alleged links to Chandrashekhar.

Taking money: Delhi Police arrested him for allegedly taking money from Dhinakaran to bribe EC officials to get the AIADMK two leaves symbol for the VK Sasikala faction.

Bottom line: Dhinakaran, charge-sheeted by police, was also arrested after four days of questioning for allegedly attempting to bribe EC officials for the symbol.

Source: PTI

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