When Bangalore Special Court sentenced former Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalitha to jail convicting her in the 18 year old disproportionate assets case, many right thinking people celebrated thinking that finally justice prevailed and reminded all
‘better late than never’.
When Bangalore High Court rejected her bail petition even after CBI didnot object to her conditional bail plea, many hailed Indian judiciary. However Supreme Court today shocked all by granting her interim bail. Top court suspended Jayalalitha’s sentence for two months but set tough conditions asking her to submit all documents and its translated copies to Karnataka High Court.
It also warned that if Jayalalitha fail to follow its orders, she will be sent packing to jail. Court also asked Jayalalitha to refrain her party members from making instigating comments against the trial judge and also incite in violence.
Experts say Jayalalitha got bail as Supreme Court took into consideration following points. She is a diabetic patient and is a senior citizen, has health complications, being female is also another advantage and last but not the least she is former CM and is in constant threat from terror outfits and is having z plus security.