By: Pankaj Sood
Solan: Controversial godman Swami Nityananda was arrested on Wednesday at Kunihar in Solan district by a team of Karnataka Police with the help of their local counterparts. The swami was allegedly living here for past one month in a house belonging to a Delhi resident Maninder Singh and nobody was aware of his presence in the area. Karnataka Police tracked the location with help from his cell phone signals and later Solan police captured him at Kunihar.
It is learnt that on Monday a court in Sriparmbadur in Karnataka had issued non-bailable arrest warrant against the swami, who was caught on camera with a Tamil actress in a compromising position. Superintendent of police, Solan, Prem Thakur confirmed the arrest and said that local police helped Karnataka cops in arresting the swami.
Along with the swami, police also arrested his four followers – Gopal, Mithyasanatana, Arpil and Arun Raj – from the spot. Police has seized Rs 3 lakh cash, $ 7,000, three video cameras and two laptops from the spot.