26.4 C
New Delhi
Wednesday 23 October 2019
India Crime Chinmayanand cornered; 'victim' submits 43-video compilation

Chinmayanand cornered; ‘victim’ submits 43-video compilation

Even as another 'victim' surfaced, the advocate of Chinmayanand said if the videos showed his client getting massaged, that was not a crime


- Advertisment -

Shahjahanpur: The college student who accused BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand of rape handed over a pen drive to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) late Friday evening as evidence. It contains more than 40 videos. The victim has accused the former Union minister of sexually abusing her and another student for years together.

The advocate of Chinmayanand, however, said that massage, of which the woman had earlier posted a video on social media, was not a crime.

The SIT interrogated the alleged victim at Chinmayanand’s residence till late evening. A large number of cops were deployed around and inside the building at the time of the interrogation. The team then called the student’s mother on Saturday for questioning.

The victim said that the SIT accompanied her to investigate Chinmayanand’s bedroom on Friday.

The bedroom, in the meantime, has been completely redesigned. The room has been given a new look with new paint.

The student said that important evidence had been removed from Chinmayanand’s room. But the forensic team has seized two bowls containing massage oil, a towel of Chinmayanand, brush, soap etc from the room.

In response to the team’s questions, the alleged victim said that Chinmayanand was sexually abusing another student of BA LLB. She said, “The student had told me her problem many times.”

According to the alleged victim, during the search of the bedroom of Chinmayananda, the SIT had asked her and her father to hand over whatever evidence they had pertaining to the case to the team by 9 PM on Friday night. Following this, the victim reached the SIT office in the Police Line neighbourhood late Friday and handed over the pen drive to them.

The pen drive is of capacity 64 GB containing 43 videos. The student said that she had given a handwritten complaint, about 12-pages long, to the SIT at the police station in Lodi Colony, Delhi. In connection with this, the SIT recorded her statement on Friday at Chinmayanand’s residence.

The student says that after her admission for the LLM course, Chinmayanand threatened her to meet him with the help of some goons. They left him upstairs, after which Chinmayanand showed a video of himself under the shower. Since then, he had been physically abusing and raping the two girls, she said, adding that the abuse continued for a year. The student urged the SIT to recover the video that allegedly shows Chinmayanand in the buff.

Om Singh, the advocate of Chinmayanand, reacted to the previous video that had gone viral on social media by saying the girl was seen massaging his client in the video, and massaging was not a crime. “Girls massage at all the spa centres,” the lawyer said. In the video, there is absolutely no feeling that someone is doing something under pressure, he added.

The former Union Minister of State for Home Chinmayanand was accused of sexual exploitation by this law student studying at the SS Law College he heads on 24 August. Taking cognisance of the case, the Supreme Court had ordered the government of Uttar Pradesh to constitute the SIT.

Subscribe to our newsletter

You will get all our latest news and articles via email when you subscribe

The email despatches will be non-commercial in nature
Disputes, if any, subject to jurisdiction in New Delhi

Leave a Reply


Aaditya Thackeray, Shiv Sena’s Existential Gambit

With leaders deserting Shiv Sena or debilitated with age, the party's footprint shrinking and Uddhav lacking Balasaheb's charisma, Aaditya had to step in to maintain the dynasty that has mostly been betrayed when politicians not from the Thackeray family were trusted

Karva Chauth: Faith, legend behind viewing the moon through a sieve

The legend and Karva Chauth rituals vary across Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and, in south India, Andhra Pradesh

Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, Here We Come!

Study Wuhan and Mamallapuram in the backdrop of the fact that things are not quite working out in China-Pakistan economic relations, notwithstanding the urge of the communist state to contain India and that of the Islamic state to challenge it

Slowdown Has Reasons Other Than GST, Demonetisation

When all economic sectors decline, the mood of the market turns sombre, turning investors all the more reluctant to pump in money; the interdependence of industries means that the slowdown suffered by one would affect many

Where China & India, Resisting & Improving Democracy, Meet

What you see in Hong Kong is China resisting democracy; what you see in Kashmir is India promoting it; a reasonably capitalist China does not offer freedom politically but India, held back at times by the choice of the people, is still opening up; there could be a point of convergence as the two nations move in opposite directions
- Advertisement -


Kartarpur Corridor: Govt yields under Sikh pilgrim pressure

However, India would ask for amendment of the Kartarpur Corridor agreement with Pakistan at any time as per the situation, said the MEA

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Rashid, Faizan, Mohsin tough nuts to crack

While police suspect Rashid Ahmad Khurshid Ahmad Pathan to be the main conspirator, he managed to delete all photos and videos from his mobile phone before it was seized; now he claims he has nothing to do with the conspiracy to kill the former Hindu Mahasabha leader

Abhijit Banerjee emerges from meeting with PM satisfied

One could derive that sense from the way the joint winner of this year's Nobel Prize for economics narrated how Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained to him his governance model

Love jihad did not spare even a BJP leader’s daughter?

While former BJP MLA Surendra Nath Singh accuses Congress MLA Arif Masood of engineering 'love jihad', the latter, as well as 26-year-old Bharti, denies the charge

Muslim moulding-of-relief affidavit leaked before reaching SC

Just a query from the CJI and no further action against the petitioners is yet another instance after Rajeev Dhavan's act of tearing a map submitted by one of the Hindu parties where the Supreme Court was seen treating the Muslim side with kid-gloves

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you

%d bloggers like this: