Chennai, March 9( IANS)
The Arumugham commission probing the circumstances that lead to the hospitalization and death of former Chief Minister, J.Jayalalithaa will summon former Chief Minister and AIADMK leader, O. Panneerselvam (OPS) and Ilavarasi who is the sister in law of V.K.Sasikala former aide to Jayalalithaa. The duo is to summoned on March 21, according to sources.
According to reliable sources, summons has been despatched to both OPS and Ilavarasi and are likely to reach them in a couple of days. OPS was summoned by the commission several times but he did not appear before the commission citing his heavy work load. In 2019, Panneerselvam, then Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu informed the legislative house that he would speak truth before the commission.
Doctors of Appolo hospital, where Jayalalithaa was under treatment were summoned by the commission after it resumed proceedings after three years. Sources in the commission told IANS that three doctors deposed before the commission on Tuesday.
Few more doctors will depose before the commission on March 15.
It may be noted that after the commission resumed sitting, the lawyer representing V.K. Sasikala, Raja Senthoor Pandian said that former Health Minister Vijayabaskar and health secretary, J. Radhakrishnan must be called for deposition. The advocate said that both Vijayabaskar and Radhakrishnan were in the know of all the treatment given to the late Chief Minister.