Chennai: Apollo hospitals has told Justice A Arumughaswamy probe panel that CCTV recordings of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa got erased. 

The panel is probing the circumstances leading to hospitalisation of Jayalalithaa on September 22, 2016, and the treatment until her death on December 5, 2016.

The Commission had on September 7 directed the hospital's chief operating officer Subbiah Viswanathan to submit the footage captured during hospitalisation of Jayalalithaa within seven days.

Maimoona Badsha, counsel for Apollo Hospitals, told IANS on Wednesday, "The CCTV recordings get overwritten automatically after 30 days. This information was shared with the Commission on September 11."

The panel has once again asked Subbiah Viswanathan to appear before it on September 25.

The New Indian Express has reported that the Commission has written to the Governor’s secretary seeking details of information sought by the then Governor from AIIMS and Apollo Hospitals during Jayalalithaa's 75-day hospitalisation.