On 13th October, the woman who accused BJP Minister Chinmayanand of raping her turned hostile and has withdrawn her allegations before a court in Lucknow.
Swami Chinmayanand, the former Bharatiya Janata Party MP who was accused in the rape case involving a law student who was studying at a law college operated by Chinmayanand's ashram in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Chinmayanand was arrested from Shahjahanpur by the Special Investigation Team soon after the allegations surfaced.
Meanwhile, the police also arrested the 23-year-old girl on the allegation that she had made an attempt to extort money from the politician. A charge of perjury has been put on the woman after the prosecution filed an application before the MP-MLA court.