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More trouble brews for Chinmayanand as old case of sexual harassment crops up

Shahjahanpur: There is more trouble in store for beleaguerd former Union Minister Chinmayanand, who is currently in jail on charges of sexual harassment and blackmail, leveled by a law student. The court will on December 13 hear another sexual harassment case brought against Chinmaynand by his former devotee who was also the principal of his […]

File Photo of Swami Chinmayanand who has been accused of rape (IANS)

Shahjahanpur rape victim’s family alleges torture by SIT

Lucknow: The family members of the Shahjahanpur rape survivor have filed a 15-page affidavit before the Allahabad High Court accusing the Special Investing Team (SIT) of physically abusing them. The family has also expressed lack of faith and trust in the probe team. The affidavit, filed by the brother of the rape survivor, alleges that […]

Former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo)

Shahjahanpur law student who named Chinmayanand in sexual harassment case to take admission in Bareilly

Shahjahanpur: A local court in Uttar Pradesh here has allowed the police to take the law student who named former Union Minister Chinmayanand in a sexual harrassment case to a University in Bareilly on Friday to complete her admission formalities. Based on the directions of the Supreme Court, the chief judicial magistrate, on Thursday, accepted […]

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/Facebook)

Chinmayanand’s judicial remand extended by 14 days

Shahjahanpur: The district court in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur on Thursday extended the judicial remand of former Union Minister Chinamayand by another 14 days. Chinmayanand appeared before the court through video conferencing on Thursday and the court has now fixed October 16 as the next date of hearing. Chinmayanand had been arrested on September 20 on […]

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/Facebook)

Bail petitions of both Chinmayanand, victim rejected

Shahjahanpur: The district court in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur on Monday rejected the bail application of former Union Minister Chinmayanand and also the law student who had accused him of sexual misconduct. They will now have to seek relief from the Allahabad High Court. Chinmayanand, who is recovering in the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of […]

Shahjahanpur law student gets opposition support

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh): Opposition parties have started rallying behind the woman law student who has accused former minister Chinmayanand of rape. Senior Left leaders Brinda Karat and Subhasini Ali, on Thursday met the family members of the woman and then the Special Investigating Team (SIT) members. Talking to reporters, the two leaders said that action […]

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SIT arrests rape survivor, says found ‘sufficient evidence’

Lucknow: Special Investigation Team (SIT) said on Wednesday that it had arrested the 23-year old Shahjahanpur rape survivor in the day only after “enough” digital and forensic evidence was found and corroborative statements were recorded. According to SIT chief, Inspector General of Police Naveen Arora, they had sufficient evidence that Rs 5 crore in extortion […]

BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand (File Photo/Facebook)

Woman law student who accused Chinmayanand of sexual misconduct gets relief from court, arrest stayed

Shahjahanpur:Ā The woman law student, who had levelled charges of sexual misconduct and harassment against UP BJP leader Chinmayanand but also has been booked for extortion in the case, was on Tuesday granted a stay on her arrest. The relief to the woman was extended by the Additional District Judge-1 (ADJ) here on Tuesday afternoon. The […]