The Madras extreme court docket on Thursday prolonged till October 12 an interim order restraining the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) from submitting a final report in a corruption case booked in the direction of former Municipal Administration Minister S.P. Velumani of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam.
Justices P.N. Prakash and RMT. Teekaa Raman listed for final listening to on October 12 the petitions filed by the earlier Minister to quash two First knowledge reviews (FIRs) registered in the direction of him and prolonged the operation of the interim order, initially granted by one other Bench on August eleven, till then.
all by way of the listening to on Thursday, advocate V. Suresh, representing Jayaram Venkatesan of the non-governmental organisation, Arappor Iyakkam, recalled the historic previous of the case proper from 2018, when his consumer as effectively as to DMK chief R.S. Bharathi lodged complaints alleging irregularities inside the award of company contracts.
Advocate regular R. Shunmugasundaram, State Public Prosecutor Hasan Mohammed Jinnah and senior counsel N.R. Elango, representing Mr. Bharathi, have been ready to contest the quash petitions. nonetheless, for the motive that former Minister’s counsel looked for an lodging, the judges adjourned the matter by three weeks.