Right after the case against him was transferred from the Chennai Police to the CB-CID, he was missing.
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The Tamil Nadu Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department arrested self-styled Godman Siva Shankar Baba over sexual harassment charges by minors. He is also the founder of Sushil Hari International School in Kelambakkam, the outskirts of Chennai. Based on complaints by his school students, cops registered three cases under the POCSO(Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses) Act and Women Harassment Act. Several alumni of his school had made allegations of sexual abuse by him and posted it on social media.
Right after the case against him was transferred from the Chennai Police to the CB-CID, he was missing, following which it was said that he was admitted to a private hospital in Dehradun.
Based on the investigation by CB-CID, a team rushed to Delhi and nabbed the accused from Chittaranjan Park, following which he was produced in a Delhi Court, on Wednesday. A Transit warrant was also obtained to bring him to Chennai and further investigation would be carried out in Chennai. After interrogation, the accused will be produced in Court for remand to Judicial Custody.