Bangalore: Police have pleaded before the
Karnataka High Court to cancel the bail of self-styled godman
Nithyananda and his aide who are facing criminal cases, for
allegedly violating the terms of the bail.
"On April 15 we filed an application before the High Court
seeking cancellation of Nithyananda`s bail as he has violated
the bail condition imposed on him", Investigating officer in
the case, Ramalingappa said to a news agency.
Police also sought cancellation of bail of Nityananda`s
associate, Seelam Gopala Reddy alias Basavananda who was
nabbed along with him. The godman is facing charges of rape
They have charged Nityananda with intimidating witnesses
indirectly through his followers and also of not cooperating
with them for further investigation.
Nityananda was arrested along with Basavananda on April 21
2010 from Solan in Himachal Pradesh. He was granted bail on
June 11, 2010 by the Karnataka High Court.
He landed in controversy after a video footage showing him
in a compromising position with an actress was telecast by
local TV channels in March last year.