The Chief Judge, Puducherry, T. Ramasamy, who was hitherto handling the Kanchi Sankararaman murder case, has been transferred and posted as Principal District Judge, Perambalur. C.S. Murugan, a former Principal District Judge, Dindigul, who was on compulsory wait, has been posted as the Chief Judge of the Union Territory, according to a Madras High Court notification.
The change comes in the wake of a controversy following a complaint by a city advocate, P. Sundararajan, of August 25 last year in which he alleged that tapes containing conversations that hinted at some financial transactions relating to the murder case had surfaced.
Keywords: Sankararaman murder case