New Delhi, September 20: In the latest development, former union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chinmayanand, accused of raping a law student, admitted to all the sexual harassment charges against him on Friday. Naveen Arora, Special Investigation Team (SIT) Chief while interacting with media, said, “Chinmayanand has admitted to almost every allegation levelled against him, including sexual conversations and body massage. Chinmayanand Rape Case: Congress Slams Yogi Adityanath Govt, Questions PM Narendra Modi’s ‘Silence’.
Meanwhile, circumstantial evidence is currently being examined by police. The SIT chief further stated, “Chinmayanand said he doesn’t want to say more as he's ashamed of his acts.” The former union minister was sent to 14-day judicial custody in connection with the case. Swami Chinmayanand, BJP Leader Accused of Sexual Harassment, Allegedly Seen Getting Naked Massage in Fresh Video.
Naveen Arora, Special Investigation Team Chief: Swami Chinmayanand has admitted to almost every allegation levelled against him,including sexual conversations&body massage.Circumstantial evidences also being examined.He said he doesn’t want to say more as he's ashamed of his acts https://t.co/d8zfRm0f7K pic.twitter.com/DhdrjN8FOF
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Chinmayanand was admitted to Shahjahanpur government hospital on Wednesday after his health deteriorated. The 73-year-old politician was being treated by a team of doctors in his Mumukshu ashram where he had been& B under house arrest since September 13. Meanwhile, the student had threatened to end her life if Chinmayanand was not arrested. She said that it had been over 15 days since she recorded her statement, but the SIT had not arrested him. Shahjahanpur Law Student, Who Went Missing After Accusing BJP Leader Swami Chinmayanand of Harassing Women, Found in Rajasthan: UP Police.
The student also claimed that she had submitted evidence to support her charge. The "explosive video evidence", she said, was handed over to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) by her friend.