Law student says she accused Chinmayanand of sexual harassment under pressure from his enemies- The New Indian Express
Express News Service
LUCKNOW: The Shajahanpur sexual harassment case involving Swami Chinamayanand took another turn when the victim told the court that she had made the charges of sexual harassment under coercion from anti-social elements who “are enemies of the former Union minister”.
The woman appeared before the court of special judge (MP/MLA court) Pawan Kumar Rai on Friday.
The law student who made allegations of sexual harassment against Swami Chinmayanand in 2019 withdrew them last month after almost a year. “I had levelled charges of sexual harassment (on Swami Chinmayanand) under pressure from anti-social elements. These statements are not true. At the time of
recording these statements, I was not in a position to oppose those elements,” said the victim, according to assistant government advocate and prosecution lawyer Abhay Tripathi.
As per Tripathi, the law student, who had been pursuing a course from Swami Sukhdevanand Law College run by