The UP law student gave a pen drive containing 43 videos to a Special Investigation Team to support her allegations against BJP leader Swami Chinmayanad
On September 4, the Supreme Court had ordered the transfer of the Shahjahanpur law student and her brother to other law colleges affiliated to Bareilly university saying, 'for us their future is important'.
The SIT, which was constituted following a Supreme Court order, will be headed by an inspector general-rank police officer and will to look into the two cross FIRs filed in the case, according to the state home department.
The Shahjahanpur law student had gone missing after accusing BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand of harassment.
The apex court has asked Delhi Police Commissioner to ensure that her parents travel safely from Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh to the national capital.
The girl, who went missing from Saharanpur town in UP after she accused BJP leader and former Union Minister Swami Chinmayanand of sexually harassing her, was found in Rajashtan on Friday.
Stressing that this is the normal process followed in such cases, police said posters are issued for the 'kidnapped persons'. They come from the state capital and are sent to all police stations, the official added.
In his initial complaint to the police, however, the woman's father had alleged she and some other girls were sexually harassed by Chinmayanand.
Uttar Pradesh police has claimed that the student who went missing after alleging harassment by BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand was spotted at a Delhi hotel.
In a video clip posted by the woman online, she said she was under threat from the leader of the sant community, without naming BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand or specifying the kind of harassment she allegedly faced.
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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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