Op Lotus: Special court reserves orders

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The Special Court for NIA cases has reserved its order in a case against 17 Representative image.

During the hearing of the case, advocate Balakrishnan submitted that the 17 MLAs were purchased for Rs 1,000 crore under “Operation Lotus” to form the BJP government in the state.

“They are involved in the conspiracy of overturning the existing government by transacting crores of illegal money. There is a need for deep investigation by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth the involvement of politicians, underworld criminals and financial institutions involved in the same,” the petitioner said. The court reserved its order on December 12.

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