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Sankararaman murder case accused attacked

6 Dec, 2006,  PTI

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Kanchi Seer, the main accused with Indian President

CHENNAI: Meenakshisundaram, an accused in the September 2004 Sankararaman murder case involving Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, was attacked by some unidentified persons near his residence here.

Meenakshisundaram, who is among the 24 accused in the case, was attacked on Tuesday night and had been admitted to a hospital here with injuries in his head and neck, police said on Wednesday.

Though his injuries were not life threatening, he underwent a 'minor' surgery on Tuesday night.

He was arrested in April, 2005 and released on bail in June. The Kanchi seer is the main accused in the case. Police were on the look out for culprits.