AIADMK supremo Jayalalitha who was sent packing to jail thanks to Bangalore special court judge moved to Supreme Court after her bail application was rejected by Bangalore High Court.
Even as Jayalalitha applied for bail in Supreme Court, her party AIADMK which is ruling Tamil Nadu claimed that 154 people died of shock receiving shock on hearing her arrest in disproportionate assets case.
Jayalalitha in her application, seeking immediate bail said that the charges of her amassing disproportionate wealth during her rule in 991-96 was false. Her lawyers contended that lower courts overlooked many earlier judgements by various courts and said High Court Judge kept on maintaining that corruption amounts to violation of human rights.
Her party claimed that 154 people died of shock out of which 113 died of severe heart attack in various parts of Tamil Nadu on the day of Jayalalitha arrest on Sep 27. AIADMK even released the persons names and addresses.