A law student in Shahjahanpur had levelled rape charges on former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand.
The Shahjahanpur based law student who accused former union minister Chinmayanand of sexually assaulting her, has denied levelling any such charge against the BJP leader.
Former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand has been accused of rape and sexual harassment by a 23-year old law student.
The BJP leader and former Union minister is accused of sexual exploitation of a law student.
Chinmayanand has been accused of sexual exploitation by a law student who studied in the college ran by his trust.
Two days after his arrest on September 20, Chinmayanand was shifted to the hospital after he complained of high blood pressure and chest pain. Later, he complained of urinary problems.
'The BJP government is helping Swami Chinmayanand in every possible way. It has slapped extortion charges on the woman and arrested her, so as to weaken the case against Chinmayanand,' Congress said.
The Congress leader said that the party will take out a massive 'padyatra' (foot march) from Shahjahanpur to Lucknow on September 30 demanding justice for the girl
Last year, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had ordered a withdrawal of a rape and kidnapping case lodged against Chinmayanand by a disciple and manager of Mumukshu Ashram run by him.
The SIT Chief, Naveen Arora, said his team had found that Chinmayanand was asked for Rs 5 crore on the direction of the law student.
The UP law student was arrested from her home in Shahjahanpur and taken to the Kotwali police station.
The 23-year-old woman was taken into custody on charges of extortion and blackmail. Chinmayanand had accused her and three men of demanding Rs five crore from him.
The court has also rejected the bail application of three men -- Sanjay, Sachin and Vikram -- who were arrested on extortion charges filed by the BJP leader.
The woman had claimed that the police were trying to weaken the case against the ruling party politician by booking her in an extortion case
The Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the highest decision-making body of saints, is all set to extern Chinmayanand from the community.
Former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, was arrested on Friday by the special investigation team (SIT) of Uttar Pradesh police.
A 23-year old law student had accused the former minister Chinmayanand of physically exploiting her for a period of over 1 year.
The UP law student, who accused Chinmayanad of rape and blackmail, asked if the Uttar Pradesh government was waiting for her to end her life to initiate action against the former central minister.
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