16 Oct 2017
In a major victory for His Divine Holiness Paramahamsa Nithyananda, the Hon’ble Court of the Principal Senior Civil Judge & CJM at Mysuru on 16th October 2017 gave a strong judgement against the witness Vinay Bharadwaj who had made allegations of unnatural sex against Paramahamsa Nithyananda. Vinay Bharadwaj has been ordered by the Hon’ble Court to pay a sum of Rs. 2,74,94,447.5/- which is Two crores seventy four lakhs ninety four thousand and four hundred and forty seven rupees with interest at the rate of 9% per annum from the date of the suit till realization, within three months of time.
Vinay Bharadwaj is one of the main conspirators in the case of extortion and blackmailing related to the morphed video fabricated to show Paramahamsa Nithyananda with actress Ranjitha, which case is undergoing trial in the XI Metropolitan Court, Saidapet, Chennai.
Vinay Bharadwaj is also the witness in the case filed by Lenin Karuppan in 2010 against Paramahamsa Nithyananda which has been stayed by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.
Delivering the judgement in a packed Court hall, the Hon’ble Court made some strong observations.
The Hon’ble Court observed about the grounds for the conspiracy and “false allegations against Paramahamsa Nithyananda and his mission” being in the “groundwork for a defense” of child rapist Vinay Bharadwaj:
“From 2008 through 2009, the defendant (Vinay Bharadwaj) misused his position and sexually molested and abused at least one minor child at the Seattle Temple.
The defendant (Vinay Bharadwaj) learned that the minor child would not keep secret what he had done to her despite his manipulative attempts to silence her and that the family of the minor child was ready to bring him justice and the defendant started to lay the groundwork for a defense and developed false accusations against Sri Nithyananda Swami and his mission which are none other than the plaintiffs.”
The Court went on to observe about the critical evidence of happenings in July 2009 proving the falsity of the allegations against Paramahamsa Nithyananda:
“In July 2009, the defendant colluded with Arathi S Rao, a friend of the defendant and former devotee insinuating that Sri Nithyananda Swami had abused some of his followers, although no one had made any such allegations at the time.
In order to disprove or discard all these documentary evidence, absolutely there is no material placed by the defendant.”
The critical July 2009 evidence referred to in this judgement proving that the statement of the alleged rape victim of Paramahamsa Nithyananda, Aarathi Rao is false, is one of the key documents suppressed by the investigation authorities and which was ordered by the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka to be produced to the trial Court and thereby uphold the fundamental right of Paramahamsa Nithyananda to have a fair defence. The said evidence has false accuser Aarathi Rao’s own email admission in mid-2009 (six months after her last alleged instance of rape) that she never had any kind of sexual relationship with Paramahamsa Nithyananda!
The “irrefutable documentary evidence” also included the medical records of the false rape victim Aarathi Rao from 2004 to 2009 showing she has had 4 highly contagious and incurable STDs some of which are transmitted by mere touch, and which reveal a number of falsities in her allegations of rape, as on the dates she alleges to be raped by Paramahamsa Nithyananda in India, her medical records reveal that she was with her doctor in University of Michigan Hospitals, USA, seeking relief from her STD breakouts on those very same dates!
After the “consistent and corroborative evidence” and analysis of all the “irrefutable documentary evidence”, the Hon’ble Court ruled in the case of Vinay Bharadwaj thus:
It is held that the defendant liable to pay totally a sum of Rs. 2,74,94,447.5/- with interest at the date of 9% p.a. on suit claim amount from the date of the suit till realization within three months to the plaintiffs- Foundation.”
This ruling marks a series of judgements in favour of Paramahamsa Nithyananda by various Courts of India. The Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka had earlier quashed the cases filed against Paramahamsa Nithyananda in 2012 by some vested elements. A few months ago, the Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka further ordered the investigating authorities to submit all the evidences found favoring Paramahamsa Nithyananda in their investigations.
Arathi Rao with her co-conspirator Lenin Karuppan are currently facing prosecution for blackmail, extortion, indecent representation of women and criminal conspiracy by them against Paramahamsa Nithyananda in the trial Court in Chennai.
Here are the highlights of the detailed judgement against Vinay Bharadwaj: