Former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa’s assistant Poongundran reportedly owns assets worth Rs 350 crore.

Poongundran was the most trusted and loyal aide of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. Those who wanted to meet Jayalalithaa in the Poes Garden had to go through him first. He was such an influential person. 

Now, it is being reported that officials of the Income Tax Department are interrogating him in Delhi. The investigation is in progress in connection with asset accumulation worth Rs 350 crore.

It is said that he is the director of many companies owned by Jayalalithaa and Sasikala.Hence the investigation has been taken up to find out whether the assets belong to him or Jayalalithaa. It is also suspected if these are benami assets of Sasikala.