Vastavam web: Even after imprisonment, Sashikala is forced to face some other new cases. Her nephew AIADMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran was booked by Delhi police for allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official to get the ‘two leaves’ poll symbol in the by-election to R K Nagar Assembly seat. Dhinakaran, a leader of the AIADMK faction led by his jailed aunt V K Sasikala, was booked following the arrest of Sukesh Chandrasekhar, a middleman, from a five-star hotel here yesterday.
“It has been learnt that Sukesh had struck a deal for Rs 50 crore for helping the AIADMK faction keep the ‘two leaves’ symbol. Police has recovered Rs 1.30 crore from Sukesh and two cars a BMW and a Mercedes have also been seized,” said a senior police officer.Sukesh is being interrogated to know about his profile and his connection with any EC official, he said.The Election Commission had frozen AIADMK’s ‘two leaves’ symbol after the two factions led by Sasikala and former chief minister O Panneerselvam staked claim to it.