On Wednesday 23 year old law student has been released on bail after getting arrested on extortion charges. Earlier she accused former union minister Chinmayanand for raping her.
Chinmayanand was arrested on September 20 after the woman, a student at a law college in Utter Pradesh’s shahjahanpur, accused him of rape. Based on counter-complaint police also arrested her and three others on charges of trying to extort Rs 5 crore from the former Bjp leader.
“We argued that our client has already spent two and a half months in Jail when most of the offences registered against her are baliable. We also brought to the court’s notice that the investigation in the case was over, a charge sheet had been filed, and the woman herself was a victim of rape. She was granted bail after that” Swetashwa agarwal, the law students counsel said.
She has alleged that Chinmayanand, who runs several ashrams and educational institutions, sexually exploited her after helping her gain admission in his law college last year. Apparently he has filmed her while bathing and later raped her black mailing with the video. She was allegedly brought to his room at his room at gunpoint and forced to give massages.
However people are disappointed as he has been charged under misusing authority of sexual intercourse. A direct rape charge would have meant seven year jail term.
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