Headlines October 3, 2019
More accusations against Chinmayanand
Former BJP leader and ex union minister Chinmayanand, who was accused of sexually harassing a 23 year old law student, was sent to jail on Monday soon after being discharged from SGPGIMS in Lucknow. Chinmayanand has now been accused of further sexual allegations. The girl has reportedly given a statement saying that Chinmayand used to tear her clothes when she refused any sexual advancements. The statement of the girl has been supported by eye-witnesses as well.
“Chinmayanand used to tear the clothes of the girl when she refused to remove it or submit to the accused. The proof of distortion does not make the heinous crime of the accused lighter”, tweeted Sarfaraz Khan.
While Chinmayanand has been sent to judicial custody, the girl was also arrested a few days back after she was found guilty of trying to extort Rs 5 crore from him. This had raised further questions about the credibility of the case which is currently being investigated by Special Investigation Team (SIT). “Chinmayanand is finally in jail after being discharged from the hospital last evening. The woman is to move High Court for her bail in the extortion case filed again her; local court has rejected bails for both citing both the cases as ‘grave’”, tweeted Semu Bhatt.
After being discharged on Monday, Chinmayanand complained of an eye problem and was later taken for a check-up to a nearby hospital. But he was not admitted.
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