The Madras Prime Court docket has launched Shiv Shankar Baba, the self-proclaimed godman in a sexual harassment case, on bail.
In some of the FIRs, a survivor detailed the horrors she skilled whilst learning at Sushil Hari World Boarding College. (Picture: India Lately)
The Madras Prime Court docket on Wednesday launched self-proclaimed godman Shiv Shankar Baba on bail in a sexual harassment case. Shiv Shankar Baba was once arrested by means of police in 2021 for alleged sexual harassment of scholars at his tutorial establishment, Sushil Hari World Boarding College in Kelambakkam close to Chennai.
The Very best Court docket, which has in the past issued conditional bail in seven different circumstances towards Shiv Shankar Baba, has set sure prerequisites: he should no longer try to affect the sufferers or discuss with the premises of Sushil Hari World College.
The Madras Prime Court docket, whilst granting conditional bail, upheld the prerequisites set by means of the Very best Court docket and likewise advised Shiv Shankar Baba to offer his passport and cooperate with the investigation. He should additionally inform investigators prematurely if he intends to commute out of state.
Shiv Shankar Baba was once charged below sections 354 (insult of feminine modesty), 363 (kidnapping), 365 (wrongful cargo), 366 (kidnapping and forcing or seducing into illegal sexual sex), Tamil Nadu Prohibition of Harassment of Girls Act 2002 years and sections 4, 8, 10, 12 and 17 of the Kid Sexual Offenses Coverage Act.