Finally, the notorious Swami of Tamil Nadu has been arrested by the police. News reports came out that Swami Nithyananda had been arrested on
For more than a month, Nithyananda was staying in this place. Four teams of
Cases of rape, criminal intimidation and cheating among others have since been filed against the Godman based on various complaints. His ashram had been searched and hard disks seized were being examined, the police said. On allegations of rape against the swami, they appealed to victims to come out and give evidence.
The swami's ashram has maintained that there is a "conspiracy" to malign Nityananda's reputation and have said that the video footage telecast by TV channels was morphed.
In early March, a sextape of Nithyananda with a woman named Ranjitha was broadcasted by Sun TV Network. Immediately, after this broadcast, Nithyananda’s ashram and institution were ransacked by people. Prior to this arrest, Swamy Nithyananda or Paramahamsa Nithyananda was very popular and had thousands of followers in