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Ex-Union Minister Chinmayanand Gets Bail In Law Student's Sexual Abuse Case

Chinmayanand has been accused of sexual exploitation by a law student who studied in the college ran by his trust.

Ex-Union Minister Chinmayanand Gets Bail In Law Student's Sexual Abuse Case
Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand seen outside a government hospital following his arrest by a special team of Uttar Pradesh police. | PTI Photo
Ex-Union Minister Chinmayanand Gets Bail In Law Student's Sexual Abuse Case
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2020-02-03T15:20:52+05:30

The Allahabad High Court on Monday granted bail to Former Union Minister and BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand in an alleged sexual abuse case involving a law student.

Chinmayanand has been accused of sexual exploitation by a 23-year-old law student from Uttar Pradesh.

The accused, whose trust runs Shahjahanpur Law College, where the student studied, was arrested under Section 376C of the IPC, an offence pertaining to abuse of one's position by a person in authority to "induce or seduce" a woman under his charge to have "sexual intercourse not amounting to the offence of rape".

Chinmayanand also faces charges of stalking under Section 354D, wrongful confinement under Section 342 and criminal intimidation under Section 506 of the IPC.

The student, who was arrested for allegedly trying to extort Rs 5 crore from Chinmayanand, was released on bail on December 11.

The former Union minister had alleged that they had threatened to make public some video clips that showed him getting massage from the law student, who was arrested on September 25.

(With PTI inputs)

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