Swami Chinmayanand case: Yogi government forms SIT to probe cross FIRs

Directions have also been issued by the state government to include policemen with a clean image in the probe panel.

Published: 03rd September 2019 07:37 PM  |   Last Updated: 04th September 2019 09:10 AM   |  A+A-

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath with Swami Chinmayanand

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath with Swami Chinmayanand (Photo| Facebook)

Express News Service

LUCKNOW:  In compliance of the orders of the Supreme Court, Uttar Pradesh government set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe charges of harassment and sexual exploitation levelled by an LLM student of SS Law college of Shahjahanpur against former Union minister Swami Chinmayanand.

The SIT constituted by the state government would be headed by Naveen Arora, Inspector General, Grievances. It would comprise of another member Bharti Singh, Commandant PAC Ghaziabad. More members would be added if required, the government said.

Meanwhile, Chief Secretary RK Tiwari ordered Bareilly Commissioner and the Rohilkhand University Vice-Chancellor to ensure admission to the law student and her brother. Orders have also been given to provide adequate security to the victim and her family members. The orders came a day after the law student recorded her statement in the SC. 

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