Bangalore: Controversial self-styled
godman Nityananda`s ashram Dhayanapeetam is now free to
operate its accounts with police today withdrawing its
application based on which the Karnataka High Court had frozen
CID, investigating the cases against Nityananda,
facing rape and other criminal charges, moved an application
before Justice Ajit Gunjal, withdrawing its April 29
application based on which the high court had ordered freezing
of the ashram`s accounts.
Additional Advocate General Mahesh filed the
application before the court on behalf of CID.
The ashram has been complaining that it has been
facing funds crunch to run its activities in the wake of
freezing of its accounts.
It had also stated that the ongoing `pancha tapasya`,
the meditation for penance being undertaken by Nityananda was
being arranged by devotees from their own funds.
Nityananda was granted bail by the high court and was
released from jail on June 13 after being in judicial custody
for 53 days.