Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Nityananda sleaze CD genuine: CID

The video footage showing arrested self-styled godman Nityananda Swami in a compromising position with a Tamil actress is "genuine", a top CID official said today.

"The video footage is genuine. It is untampered and there is no indication of alteration in the video. As far as image comparison is concerned, " CID's Deputy IGP  Reddy told PTI.

Asked about efforts to trace the actress, Reddy said, "She is not an accused in this case.

The CD was sent to Central Forensic Science Laboratory Delhi  for analysis where it was found to be authentic, he said.

The case was entrusted to CID for investigation after the scandal broke out in March when some TV channels aired the purported video footage.

 Nityananda, arrested on criminal charges, including rape, from Solan in Himachal Pradesh on April 21.

Nithyananda Ranjitha Video CD is genuine: CID