Published On : Wed, Sep 25th, 2019

Chinmayanand case: Rape victim arrested


The postgraduate student form Uttar Pradesh, who had levelled rape charges against Bharatiya Janata Party leader Chinmayanand, has been arrested by the special investigation team for allegedly trying to extort money from him.

The arrest comes a day after a local court admitted the interim bail plea filed by the law student.

While the court had fixed Thursday for hearing her plea, which sought protection from arrest, the SIT arrested the law student on Wednesday.

The 23-year-old woman was had on Tuesday also faced questioning later by the SIT set up by the Uttar Pradesh police under the directions of the Supreme Court.