Chinmayanand back in jail after discharge from Hospital

Delhi: Hours after the Shahjahanpur district court rejected his bail plea on Monday, the police took former Union minister Chinamayanand to jail in Shahjahanpur following his discharge from the Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow.

Chinmayanand who has been accused of rape by a law student in Shahjahanpur, was admitted to the hospital on September 23, four days after his arrest following complaints of chest pain. He was being treated by a team of doctors headed by PK Goel.

On Monday, doctors decided to discharge him after all his medical investigations, including ECG, blood test, ultrasound, CT scan etc were found normal.

The Special investigation team (SIT) which is probing the allegations against the former BJP leader, took him to the Shahjahanpur jail as he is under 14-day judicial custody till October 3.

The 23-year-old law student is also lodged in the same jail after she was arrested in an extortion case against Chinmayanand. Her bail was also rejected on Monday by the Shahjahanpur district court.