STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Sankararaman case hearing adjourned

Published: 30th April 2013 10:21 AM  |   Last Updated: 30th April 2013 10:21 AM   |  A+A-

Principal District and Sessions Judge C S Murugan on Monday adjourned further proceedings in Sankararaman murder case to June 7.

When the hearing resumed on Monday, C P Thirunavukarasu, defence counsel for Ravi Subramanian, the approver who turned hostile, submitted his written arguments on a petition by the prosecution seeking action against the approver. The Chief Judge then adjourned the proceedings to June 7. Later, Special Public Prosecutor N Devadoss said the petitions by him and defence counsel for Ravi Subramanian would be taken up on June 7.

Ten out of the 23 accused were present during the hearing and the absentees included the Kanchi senior acharya Jayendra Saraswathi and junior Vijayedra Saraswathi, who are the prime accused in the Sankararaman murder case.

It may be recalled that both the prosecution and defence counsels had completed their arguments in the murder case.

Sankararaman, manager of the temple in Kancheepuram was allegedly murdered on September 3, 2004. A total of 189 prosecution witnesses were examined during the trial.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp