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Shocking details of how godman Nithyananda reached South America

Sources in the Gujarat Police said that Nithyananda's passport (Number Z-1864348) was issued from Bengaluru office on October 1, 2008 and was valid till September 30, 2018.

Published: 24th November 2019 11:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th November 2019 11:00 AM   |  A+A-

Swami Nithyananda at a press conference at Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam ashram, Bidadi near Bangalore.

Swami Nithyananda at a press conference at Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam ashram, Bidadi near Bangalore. (File Photo)

By IANS

AHMEDABAD: Did godman Nithyananda flee from the country before September 2018 as his passport expired on September 30, 2018 and was due for renewal? The Gujarat police have found some sensitive information about the godman's passport which raises many questions.

Sources in the Gujarat Police said that Nithyananda's passport (Number Z-1864348) was issued from Bengaluru office on October 1, 2008 and was valid till September 30, 2018.

The shocking fact was unearthed during the Gujarat Police's ongoing investigation.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (Ahmedabad rural) K.T. Kamariya told IANS: "The Bengaluru passport office has confirmed that accused's passport was not renewed. He, however, had applied for renewal but could not get the NOC (no objection certificate)".

The sources also said the investigation revealed that Nithyananda escaped from the country before the renewal date of his passport approached.

The Gujarat Police believe that Nithyananda is hiding himself somewhere in South America.

Now, the question arose that if Nithyananda had succeeded to flee from India why was he in a hurry for the passport renewal? Secondly, If passport could not be renewed, so how did he escape? Or he escaped before September 30, 2018?

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"We are also trying to solve these riddles," said Kamariya.

A senior Gujarat Police officer, on the condition of anonymity, said: "The investigation so far have revealed that as the matter came before the court, the accused tried every possible trick to evade arrest, hence, he reached in the Kumbh 2018. But till then he had started hitting headlines that prompted the UP Police to keep him away from the religious gathering".

The Police had raided the Ahmedabad Ashram of the self-styled godman on Wednesday and rescued some women and children. Two women disciples of Nithyananda, who were the caretakers of the Ashram, have already been arrested by the police. A case was registered against three people -- two women and Nithyananda -- in this regard.

The Gujarat police have also learnt that Nithyananda also tried to participate in the Kumbh Mela 2018 but unfortunately his 'dirty deeds' came into the notice of the Uttar Pradesh government, which refused to allow him to participate.



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  • Viewer

    What is in the news more than the Headline....
    1 year ago reply
  • s b jo

    This article / and its writer are no better than Nityanand. Just see what title says and are there any details of escape in the article???
    1 year ago reply
  • Mahadeva Sarma

    The root of all "Godman" evil lies in the Fundamental Unquestioning Reverence attached to the Guru in Sanatana Dharma. People are conned by these self-styled Godmen promising deliverance from pain and suffering and Westerners fall prey to it more readily than our own people. Our own are brainwashed from childhood where this idea that Guru is Greater than God is dinned into their heads. But how and why rational thinking
    1 year ago reply
  • mohammed mujahid qureshi

    Problem is Superstitious Belief. There may be devotees of this Godman from police department & other high officials
    1 year ago reply
    • stam

      There are bigger fishes in the pond who thrive because of such belief by the brainwashed disciples
      1 year ago reply
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