Chennai: A session court in Chennai on Friday acquitted Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswati and eight others in the 2002 auditor Radhakrishnan assault case.
 
An auditor named Radhakrishnan at the Sankara Mutt, his wife Jayasree and assistant Krishnan were allegedly attacked at their Mandaveli residence, in 2002. 
 
According to reports, the case was filed saying that Radhakrishnan was assaulted because he was allegedly sending letters pointing out the irregularities happening at the Kanchi Matt.
 
However, after hearing the case, Kanchi seer lawyers have been arguing that they had not indulged in any kind of assault.
Based on their argument, the session’s court in Chennai has acquitted Kanchi Seer as well as eight others from these
charges.