The Justice Arumugasamy Commission of inquiry investigating
the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK leader J Jayalalithaa,
has submitted its inquiry report in the Tamil Nadu assembly court on Tuesday,
October 18, 2022. The report ordered an inquiry on former AIADMK general
secretary Sasikala, former Health Minister Vijayabaskar, former Health
Secretary Radhakrishnan, and doctor Sivakumar in connection with Jayalalithaa’s death,
according to a report by ABP Tamil.

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Who is Justice A Arumugasamy?

Justice A Arumugasamy is a retired judge of the Madras
High Court. He is heading the inquiry commission that was set up to investigate the circumstances
leading to the hospitalisation and death of Jayalalithaa. The commission
was formed in 2017 and was given 14 extensions.

After completing his law degree, Justice Arumugasamy started
practising as a lawyer at the office of Thiru V Mylsamy in Coimbatore. In May
1986, he joined the Subordinate Judiciary at the District Munsif Court, a court
of lowest order which handles the civil and criminal cases in the district.

He was elevated to the post of Sub-Judge at the District
Court in June 1991. Justice Arumugasamy was promoted to the post of District Judge in
January 1998.

After serving as a Judge at several District courts, he was
appointed as a Registrar General at Madras High Court in March 2009.

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In February 2010, Justice Arumugasamy was appointed as the Judge at
the Madras High Court. At the age of 62 in April 2014, he retired as the High
Court Justice.

He took the charge as the Chairman of the Debts Recovery
Appellate Tribunal (DRAT), Mumbai, on the next of his retirement. He stepped
down from the position in February 2016.

Justice Arumugasamy was named the Judicial Member of the Central
Administrative Tribunal, Madras Bench, Chennai in March 2016.