Lucknow: Police in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday, confirmed the arrest of controversial ‘godman’ Baba Parmanand on charges of sexual exploitation of women.
They said that a first information report (FIR) had been filed against Ram Shankar Tiwari a.k.a. Baba Parmanand after several women filed complaints that accused him of sexually exploiting them in the name of treatment for infertility.
Barabanki Police also said that they had raided Baba Parmanand’s ashram and seized several CDs containing obscene videos of several women, vulgar literature and porn movies.
They said Tiwari was brought to Barabanki from Satna in Madhya Pradesh.