BJP’s Chinmayanand, accused of Rape by law student, arrested

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Lucknow, Sep 20 : Chinmayanand, the 72-year-old BJP leader accused of rape by a 23-year-old law student, has been arrested by a special team of Uttar Pradesh police .

Five days after the woman reveals about a year of sexual assault and blackmail before a court. He was arrested at 8:50 am and taken to a Lucknow hospital for medical examination.

The powerful politician, who runs several ashrams and educational institutions,was a junior home minister in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.Chinmayanand, 73, had been hospitalised yesterday after he complained of “uneasiness and weakness”.

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