“Video footage of CID interrogation ‘stolen’ to hide the attempt to kill His Divine Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda.
The upholder of law and order, the law enforcing agencies, the Police. We would expect them to catch thieves and villains, but surprisingly CID claimed someone stole the CCTV footage of CID interrogation of Paramahamsa Nithyananda.
When His Divine Holiness asked through the Court to summon the interrogation tapes of his interrogation portions of which were illegally and unabashedly splashed on television as entertainment, the police came up with not being able to produce them as they were stolen from their very office! These interrogation tapes would have revealed the third degree torture, including the brazen attempt to kill by cutting tiles throughout day and night near his cell so that he is forced to inhale the fine stone dust which would result in lung cancer in the long run.
( Video Transcript in English )
Times now exclusively shows the interrogation of nithyananda involved in sex scandal. His confessions are in the video. His first confessions is , what CID’S ask whether it is HIM in the video. Nithyananda answers that, he knows that the woman in the video is an actress and i don’t recognise anyone else. I was in a state of trance. The second question was, why the idols are made here and sold with American invoices ? In his reply he says that the money directly goes to the trust and there is no money laundering. The CID asks where the 39 crores in the trust come from? For this swami replies mostly comes from donations. For the non- disclosure agreement signed about tantric sex ? i know there was some agreement in place . my devotees had done that. I don’t have any details.This was purely meant for devotees in America.
( Video Transcript in English )
Swami Nithyananda was arrested on 21 april 2010.on the basis of an FIR filed by a criminal lenin karuppan who himself has rape charges against him. And the complain have no mention of the word rape. The arrest of swami nithyananda was the victim of the entire hindu forces. The arrest was the cheap exploitation of the frenzy created by the media based on the video SUN TV had morphed.It was admitted publicly by by COO of SUN TV.
Now the news in JAYA TV gets telecasted in tamil. The news goes like this –
The SUN TV and SUN pictures Kalanidhi Maran’s partner and COO of SUN Pictures Hansraj Saxena and Iyappan were arrested based on the complain given by tamil cinema movie producers and distributors alleging various fraudulent activities. Now having come out in bail, have given a sensational complain to the Chennai Commissioner of Police. They have complained that SUN TV was involved in extortion of Nithyananda’s morphed CD Case and they continue to extort money from various industrialist and celebrities .
Hansraj saxena says “ That news editor and the man in his department ,did the threatening drama in Nithyananda case. In this news department, whatever it is there , they playout , if given money. They stop play out , if given money. That news editor raja and his team are the one’s who do this. What they do in the team is , they keep a team of members all over Tamil nadu and they ask to go around and cover a factory. They show that the factory has industrial waste coming out and people are suffering , they take a video of a old lady coughing . They send a person with this video and negotiate and demand money.
The CID had a full plan of making a shockingly cheap mockery of justice.Swami Nithyananda was kept in police custody from 21 April 2010 to 30 April 2010, grilled and tortured with heavy lights.He was made to sleep on a cold wet floor. Not allowed to sleep by continuous sound of breaking tiles and much more. The court documents, shockingly shows the contents of work order for the interrogation room with 17 cops, the light to be really harsh and make the room real drab. After 8 days of third degree interrogation CID could not find any crime against swami Nithyananda. In fact, he openly challenged CID , that they do medical test on him, which would prove that he is not even physically capable to have a sexual act. But the CID never did a medical test. Right after 3 rd May 2010, SUN TV repeatedly telecasted the interrogation of Swami Nithyananda . How such a confidential video could be telecasted in the media ? Got a shocking reply that the interrogation tapes were stolen. The upholder of law and order , the law enforcing agencies, we would expect them to protect everything . But surprisingly police claims that someone had stolen the CC TV FOOTAGES of CID interrogation of swamiji from there own office. Udaya TV , one of SUN tv network, which created the morphed video of Swami Nithyananda,telecasted a program regularly showing the interrogation. The CID had claimed that Swamiji was not cooperating with the investigation which by the way was not expected by the law. They got extension of police custody for 8 days and when they asked for the extension the court flatly refused. They said they don’t find any reason as per the CID’S report till date. CID claims that Swami Nithyananda was not cooperative for interrogation. But if one sees the entire interrogation tapes , Swami Nithyananda speaks throughout the video and the police were silent.
The CID, claimed that interrogation tapes were stolen from a high security office. The shocking injustice doesn’t end here. The illegal theft of video tapes,went on trial and brought out shocking facts of crimes committed by CID officers top down.
The CID claimed , I the complainant is working as the superintendent of police in Bengaluru looking after administration of CID. In CID premises ,an interrogation room with lockup is under construction. For that purpose , CID authorities entrusted the work to PWD Department , in turn the PWD called a tender for the same. Said construction was entrusted to Sanjay Marketing ,Jayanagar ,Bangalore.Said Sanjay Marketing Company has entrusted the work of installing Audio , CCTV system in the said interrogation room to MAASTEK Company . Accordingly the said work is in progress. The said company installed the audio and CCTV system in the interrogation room. Lock up room and the control room for the same in separate which is just adjacent to the interrogation room which was under finalising stage.
The said installation of audio and CCTV system room which was under the supervision of PWD engineer Sri . Rajesh and MAASTEK Company proprietor Vijay with one Venkatesh , Suresh, Sagar and Srikanth were the workers and Technicians working under the same.
On 22.04.2010, after 11.45 p.m one accused by name Nithyananda Swamy of Bidaidi PS Cr Sc 141 2010 ws kept in the said lockup and his interrogation was continued in the said interrogation room.
On 03 may 2010,in 10.30 and 11 p.m ,a program called red alert which was displayed by Udaya tv, surprisingly displayed the entire video clipping of the interrogation room of the said accused on 03-05 -2010. The said clipping was even put in youtube in the internet. Both the program was seen and witnessed by the general public. In this way the accused present, illegally in the interrogation , committed the theft of investigative materials and for the wrongful gain shared the clipping to Udaya TV channel and displayed the same in the YOUTUBE program on internet. Subsequently the said video clipping displayed in other channels also.
In this way , i suspect the involvement of the above mentioned proprietor MAASTEK Sri.Vijay and his workers Venkatesh , Suresh ,Sagar and Srikanth were conspired together and have dishonestly and fraudulently without the permission of CID Officials accessed the computer system which is connected to CCTV cameras and downloaded the said video clippings and shared the same with Udaya TV,Youtube and other agencies. Then they also committed theft of the digital property of CID nd cause obstruction to the investigation of Bidadi PS CR.No.141 10.Hence it is requested to take appropriate legal action and the guilty to be punished.
The accused made shocking Revelation:
Suresh : Sir, i was working as consultant for M/s.MAASTEK. On 22 nd April Mr.Vijay called me to his office and told me to install CCTV system in COD office , i along with Mr.Venkatesh [ Manager ] and 2 technicians by name Srikanth and Sagar went to COD office to install CCTV system. We completed installation of CCTV system on 24 the April 2010 by evening, in the course of time as there was a problem in video and audio clarity. I called Vijay, he told me to copy the footage and send through Venkatesh in pen drive. I did according to his instructions.
On 4 th morning, Vijay called me to his office and told me that Nithyananda interrogation clips has been leaked out please go and clarify. I along with Venkatesh went to COD office , there we met Mr. Charan Reddy and other inspectors. Mr. Charan Reddy told that those who have taken the clippings please clarify. I will take you to the DG, he will leave you by taking one apology letter in the same day afternoon Mr. Vijay came to COD office and after discussing with his staff he called me and said , if case is registered in Maastek’s name, the amount which has to be given of about 8 to 10 lakhs, CCTV, system and reporting that the Equipment will be seized and until and unless the case gets solved. He told me that you go and approve the guilt , rest i will manage.
On 5 th morning along with Venkatesh, Srikanth and Sagar, i went to COD office they made us to sit till 5 p.m , i got frightened and asked my lawyer to come to COD office and after lawyer came and spoke to Mr. Bheemaiah admin. in charge he told that if there is need of him we will inform, and afterwards i left COD office.
On morning, they once again called me and they told me to wait outside till 3 pm and SP Mr. Chandrasekhar, Mr. Marishetty, Mr. Vinayak and others called me to SP Mr. Chandrasekahar’s cabin and started interrogating me. And before this, Vijay , SP Mr.Chandrasekhar, Mr. Marishetty spoke to me and told that you approve the mistake, because Maastek company name comes in FIR, the amount which has to be given will be held and we will just put one small case and close the matter because you are no way related to Maastek company. In the meantime, Vijay ordered his brother by name Prabodh to bring 2 lakhs cash which i do not know for what purpose ,they took my mobile and there was no communication to communicate either with my family or lawyer.
Around 9pm, SP Mr.Chandrasekhar called 2 constables and one inspector spoke to them and then they took me to lodge by name RAJA GALAXY around 11:30 pm, they told me to enter the register in my own writing, they didn’t provide me even food, they took me inside, removed my clothes, tied my mouth and legs and hot me and told me to agree, otherwise, we know what to do and they tortured me whole night. They instructed me to tell, that I have given the pen drive to Sinchana Media. I was unable to bear the torture and around 1am, I agreed to say according to their instructions. Next morning on 7th May 2010 on 8:30 am they took me directly to COD office. Sir you can actually ask Mr.Shafi and take their calls for that particular time and you would know the truth and even they threatened me that if you tell anybody, that you were in lodge you will face dire consequences.
On 7th May 2010 morning, I saw Mr.Vijay and SP Mr.Chandrasekhar sitting together and discussing the issue, I was frightened and went and asked what is the issue. They said nothing serious you just go and meet Vinayak, he will look after everything.
I went and met Mr.Vinayak investigating officer who is in charge of this case and made me to sit till afternoon, they registered FIR on my name and took me to Sinchana Media office and told me that we will show you the system there, you just go and open where the video has been copied which i do not know. From there around 6:30pm along with Mr.Vinayak, Mr.Marishetty and one constable they took me to Magistrate house they told me that if you tell that they took to lodge and hit you, we will register another case and you will be in serious trouble, as per their instructions when Magistrate asked me I replied I said they treated me very well and then they took me to judicial custody and arrested me.
I was in Judicial custody for one week and I am out of Jail now on bail.Even after case has been registered and I am on bail, they are harassing me and torturing me calling me all the time and saying that if you do not agree, another case will be registered in your name. They are harassing me and trying to take signature on statements as per their wish forcibly. DIG Mrs. Malini Krishnamoorthy and Mr.Kishore Chandra are abusing me and scaring me during interrogation.
They are sending constables to my house and simply torturing my parents, when i am not there, I am mentally depressed if the same thing continues, I am thinking of commiting suicide due to the agony which my parents are facing due to COD police harassments. In such case only COD police has to be blamed and take responsibility of any extreme situation.
My wellwishers and friends advised me to go and meet SHRC Justice S.R.Nayak.
I would like to come out of this mental and physical torture which I have been facing from past one month, I hope that the culprits would be punished and justice would be give to me on the above mentioned subject.
I have complete faith in law and that you would provide justice to me.
I am herewith enclosing the Lodge Bill and FIR copy.
Please help me out in this regards
The Court order says
the CID claims that they confiscated the tapes from the accused in their company. But the statements in the court say, it is not true to suggest that on the above date when I had been to the COD office that the accused were present. It is not true to suggest that later the COD police have seized the hard disc shown to me now from the possession of accused through ex.P.1 mahazar in my presence and later I signed Ex.P.I. It is not true to suggest that I know the accused very well. It is not true to suggest that to help the accused I am giving false evidence.
Cross examination for accused No.3 by Sri.SCS advocate.
I have no any technical knowledge about the computers. COD police did not seize any hard disc in my presence.
They presented as if Paramahamsa Nithyananda was silent most of the time and spoke only in monosyllable.
But if one sees the footage it can be seen that only Paramahamsa Nithyananda is speaking throughout the video and the police is silent!
An application to summon for Paramahamsa Nithyananda’s interrogation tapes was filed to prove the third-degree interrogation as well as the character assassination by releasing the silent (voice muted) videos of him in the interrogation room being questioned by the police. This was allegedly given to the media by the CID but when questioned the CID police claimed that the tapes were stolen (from admittedly the most secure place in the State!).
Below is a highlighted portion of the Statement of Objection filed by CID Bangalore. The police claimed that the application filed by the accused is not admissible because there is no evidence to verify the statement against the police with regards to them releasing the interrogation video to the public. They further claim that they did not have access to the Audio or Video recordings from the CCTV footage of accused 1 when he was in CID custody. They claim that an employee of MAASTEK, who is a contractor for Sanjay Marketing Company, the company they hired, is solely responsible for the footage being released
To see the full Statement of Objection, please click here.
The sinister inhuman threatening by the police of the accused ‘thieves’ is evident in the heart-wrenching letter written by the accused to the chief of the police highlighting how he was tortured and threatened and forced to make a false confession and how he is on the verge of suicide afraid of the police and their torture.
And now for more on the guru of sleaze. Tainted Godman Nithyananda retained his calmer through the interrogation by the top officers of the Karnataka CID. In the CCTV footage which we are about to show you in just a bit, we have a imposition of Headlines today We will be showing you how Nithyananda in his usual composed manner is replying to questions being posed by the CID team. There you have it on your screen; take a look at this. A calm, composed self styled God man, talking to top officials of the Karnataka CID.
His body language definitely reflecting the confidence that the Swami has shown ever since his arrest in Shimla. But this was just before Nithyananda got himself admitted to a hospital. But what you see right now it Nithyananda in his cell. A swami who is used to the comfort of his bed sits quietly observing the officers around him.And this is what…
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