Chinmayanand convicted of rape, behind the bars for 14 days


Delhi: Former Union minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand accused of rape by Uttar Pradesh law student, was arrested by UP Special Investigation Team (SIT). He was produced in court and has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days. An official said the BJP leader was taken for medical examination to a government hospital. The arrest came five days after the woman detailed what she said was a year of sexual assault and blackmail before a court. On Monday, the woman went to a court protected by over 50 police personnel and recorded her statement in the court of the chief judicial magistrate. The woman had given a pen drive containing over 40 videos to the SIT to support her allegations. The investigative team had taken the woman to Chinmayanand’s bedroom and had collected evidence.