Karnataka seer remanded to custody, then cops take him to hospital

The chief pontiff of Murugha Mutt in Karnataka’s Chitradurga, Shivamurthy Swami, accused of sexually assaulting two schoolgirls, was Friday remanded in police custody till September 5 amid high drama. He was initially sent to 14-day judicial custody and lodged in Chitradurga prison, where he developed health complications.