New Delhi, December 04: Delhi's Patiala House Court framed charges against TTV Dhinakaran in connection with the two leaves bribery case. He is charged under sec 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 201 (destruction of evidence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). Last month, the court refused to discharge independent legislator and expelled AIADMK leader, Dhinakaran in the 'two leaves' symbol bribery case. The court ordered to frame charges including of criminal conspiracy against TTV Dhinakaran, who is currently on bail. 'Two leaves' Symbol: Supreme Court to Hear Plea Filed by Palanisamy & Panneerselvam Against Dinakaran.
Out of the nine accused in the 'two leaves' symbol bribery case, four were charged with various sections, while remaining five got discharged. Dhinakaran was asked by the court to appear on December 4 to sign the copy of charges. Meanwhile, Recording of evidence in the court will next be done on December 17-December 22. The police had accused middleman Sukesh Chandrashekhar, Dhinakaran and others of hatching a criminal conspiracy to bribe some Election Commission officials to get the 'two leaves' symbol for the Sasikala-led AIADMK (Amma) faction. TTV Dhinakaran Charged With Criminal Conspiracy in 'Two Leaves' Symbol Bribery Case.
The chargesheet was filed by the police last year on December 14 against Dhinakaran, Chandrashekhar and seven others in the matter. In its 701-page charge sheet filed on July 14 last year, the police had claimed that Dhinakaran sent money recovered from Chandrashekar through unaccounted channels with the help of other accused persons. Dhinakaran was arrested on April 25 and granted bail on June 1. The Election Commission had allotted the 'two leaves' symbol to the AIADMK faction headed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E K Palaniswami.