Supreme Court dismisses petition seeking probe into Jayalalithaa’s death

SC asks WB CM Mamata Banerjee to file petition in individual capacity, issues notice to telecom companies, Centre.

New Delhi, January 5: Petition seeking probe into Jayalalithaa’s death dismissed by Supreme Court which warns of fine if petitioners insist.

The PIL was filed by a primary member of the AIADMK, PA Joseph and lists the sequence of events since Jayalalithaa’s hospitalisation at Apollo Hospitals on September 22. The PIL says the secrecy preceding her death gave rise to grave doubts in people’s mind.