Seer case in Pondicherry court
Apex court shifted Sankararaman case, involving Kanchi Seer, to Pondicherry.india Updated: Oct 26, 2005 13:40 IST
The Supreme Court on Wednesday transferred the trial of Sankararaman murder case, in which Kanchi Sankarcharya Jayendra Saraswathi is an accused, to a court in Pondicherry.
The case pending before Principal Sessions Judge, Chengalpet,was transferred to Principal Sessions Judge, Pondicherry.
The verdict was pronounced by a bench comprising Chief Justice RC Lahoti and Justice GP Mathur on a petition filed by the Kanchi seer alleging that the surcharged atmosphere in Tamil Nadu was not conducive to a free and fair trial in the state.
First Published: Oct 26, 2005 11:28 IST