Sasikala released from prison after serving 4-yr jail-term

Chennai: Expelled AIADMK leader V.K Sasikala was formally released from prison on Wednesday after jail officials completed the formalities.

The procedures for her release were done at the Victoria Hospital, where she is presently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 infection, which she had contracted a week ago, along with her sister-in-law J. Ilavarasi.

The close aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa was in the Central Jail in Parappana Agrahara in Bengaluru for four years since February 2017 in connection with the Rs 66 crore disproportionate assets case.