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Swami Chinmayanand arrested by UP SIT in rape case, taken for medical examination


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Former BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand was arrested on Friday by Uttar Pradesh Special Investigation Team (SIT).

Chinamayanad, accused of rape by a law student, has been taken for medical examinations. This move comes five days after the survivor testified against Chinamayanand. 

Chinamayanad has been taken to Shahajanpur hospital under heavy security, according to reports.  

The law student had last given a pen drive containing 43 videos to the SIT to support her allegations against 72-years-old Chinmayanand.

She had accused the former Union Minister of harassment and sexual abuse, threatened to immolate herself on Wednesday if he was not arrested soon.

(THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)