Leaked videos of naked massage may compound three-term BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand’s problem in rape case

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Three-term BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand may be in deep trouble after several videos of him allegedly receiving naked massage went viral on social media platforms. These videos emerged on social media a day after the law student told reporters that the 72-year-old BJP leader had sexually assaulted her for over one year. (See the video below).

Swami Chinmayanand

In the viral videos, which are too graphic to be shared here, an elderly man, being described as Swami Chinmayanand, is seen receiving a naked massage from a girl. These videos were reportedly shot using a spycam fitted in the girl’s spectacles. In one video, the girl is seen ending the massage to collect her spectacles.

In another video, the elderly man is seen promising to extend a favour to her father after ’23 May’ since the code of conduct was in place due to elections. It’s not clear whether when the video was shot.

The BJP leader’s lawyer has termed the videos fake and called it an attempt to defame his client. The father of the girl, who first accused Chinmayanand of repeatedly raping her by releasing a video on social media, has reportedly submitted these videos to the Supreme Court-monitored SIT, which is currently probing the student’s allegations.

The girl, who studied at SS Law College in Shahjahanpur, had gone missing after releasing a video against Chinmayanand, who’s also the president of the law college’s management committee. She was later traced in Rajasthan on 30 August. She was later produced before the top court, which directed the Uttar Pradesh government to set up a special investigation team to ‘address her grievances.’

The Uttar Pradesh Police had booked Chinmayanand, who has denied charges of rape,  under Sections 364 (kidnapping or abducting in order to murder) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of the IPC on 27 August based on the father’s complaint.

Meanwhile, the girl’s father has alleged that some of the evidence that his daughter collected had gone missing from her hostel room. He was quoted by the Indian Express, “My daughter had filmed Chinmayanand with a camera on a pair of spectacles. She had kept the spectacles in the hostel room before she went missing last month. On Monday, when the hostel room was opened, we found the spectacles missing. I am writing to the SIT to look into this, as evidence in the case has been tampered with.”

72-year-old Chinmayanand, a three-term MP, has a huge ashram in Uttar Pradesh’s Shahjahanpur and also runs five colleges in the town.

The girl’s father has said that he was under pressure from the police to change his complaint. This had prompted many to draw a parallel to the infamous gang-rape case against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar. The BJP was forced to expel Sengar from the party reluctantly after the Supreme Court took a dim view of the rape victim’s suspicious road accident last month.

In Sengar’s case, the victim’s father had died in police custody after cops allegedly tortured him.

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  1. All those fake Baba’s destroying our country like hail. How this Baba’s become so rich where 50 percent of our people remain hungry.

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