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Jayalaithaa acquittal: Karnataka yet to decide on appeal

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka and rebel Janata Dal {S) leader Siddaramaiah addressing a Press Conference after he formally joined the the Cangress at the party headquarters in New Delhi, on July 22, 2006. Photo: V.V.Krishnan

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka and rebel Janata Dal {S) leader Siddaramaiah addressing a Press Conference after he formally joined the the Cangress at the party headquarters in New Delhi, on July 22, 2006. Photo: V.V.Krishnan   | Photo Credit: V_V_Krishnan

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramiah told The Hindu that the State government is yet to decide on whether or not it would file an appeal in the Supreme Court against the High Court judgment acquitting AIADMK General Secretary Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case.

The Supreme Court has declared Karnataka the sole prosecuting agency in the case and Mr. Siddaramiah said he has not yet read the judgment and would take a decision after consulting the law department.

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