India, Oct. 19 -- A DMK MLA sought a CBI probe in the case of late AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa's fake thumb impression on the 2016 election affidavit of AIADMK candidate AK Bose-- filed for Thirupparankundram assembly seat by-polls that year.

DMK MLA Dr P Saravanan demanded that Jayalalithaa's close aide VK Sasikala, AIADMK's former Presidium Chairman E Madhusoodanan and former TN Chief Electoral Officer Rajesh Lakhoni along with other poll officials are probed in the matter.

Saravanan alleged that Jayalalithaa --admitted to Apollo Hospitals on September 22, 2016-- was unconscious when Madhusoodanan wrote to the chief electoral officer asking him to accept Jayalalithaa's left thumb's impression in form A and B filed by party candidate A...