Krishna Iyer wants thorough inquiry of former CJI Balakrishnan’s assets

December 28, 2010 Former Supreme Court Judge Krishna Iyer, who completed 95 years last month, wants a thorough inquiry into the allegations claimed by a local Malayalam news channel, Asianet in to the assets of former Indian Chief Justice K.G Balakrishnan.

Asianet News had reported that Balakrishnan's son-in-law, PV Sreenijan, had amassed crores of rupees in the past four years. As a Congress candidate from the Njarackkal assembly constituency, Sreenijan in the 2006 had declared just Rs 25,000 in his bank and no land but later went on to amass property worth at least Rs 7 crore in the past four years.

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