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HC denies bail to Shankaracharya

December 08, 2004 11:26 IST

The Madras High Court on Wednesday denied bail to the Shankaracharya of Kanchi Mutt, Jayendra Saraswati, in a murder case.

The HC had on Tuesday reserved its order on a bail petition by the Shankaracharya.

The seer is charged with having a role in the murder of a Kanchipuram temple official A Sankararaman on September 3.

Meanwhile, another court adjourned till Friday hearing of a case of attempted murder in which the Kanchi pontiff is an accused.

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Number of User Comments: 7

Sub: no one is above law..but

This HC observation shows that "no institution is above corruption & polity"

Posted by Vijay

Sub: shankaracharya

wel really cant figure out the situation now.. but the fact of shankarcharya life shows not much dignity as of a seer, if one can ...

Posted by anjali

Sub: Bad Time for Seer.

Dear Sir, This absolutely polictical motivated. thou evidence show against seer. but surely he wiil come out of this crisis. only we have to pray ...

Posted by S.Subramanian - Chromepet

Sub: Kanchi Seer

It is a terrible tragedy that in a country where criminals rule the roost and murderers freely roam, a holy man who serves the poor ...

Posted by Cdr Chandrashekar

Sub: HC denies bail to Shankaracharya

It is very unfortunate that the Bail is denied to the Seer. When ordinary men like us are able to find loopholes in the entire ...

Posted by Hari N. Sastry



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