Junior Shankaracharya of Kanchi Mutt, Vijayendra Saraswathi, was taken into police custody at 6.00 pm on Monday. The arrest was in connection with the Sankararaman murder case. Later on in the week, senior seer Jayendra Saraswathi complained that the junior acharya was `only concerned that he or his brother should not be arrested in the Sankararaman murder case and the he had no regard for his Guru (himself)`. He made this statement during the custodial interrogation that was videographed after his arrest on Novmeber 11 last.
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