Interpol issues ‘blue notice’ against Nityananda, self-styled godman wanted in rape case

A blue notice is issued to locate a person who is missing or is an identified or unidentified criminal or is wanted for a violation of ordinary criminal law.

Written by January 22, 2020 16:16

New Delhi: Interpol has issued ‘blue notice’ against Nityananda on the request of Gujarat Police. Self-styled godman Nithyananda who allegedly fled India last year without a passport to save himself from a rape case registered against him in Karnataka.

Interpol has issued 'blue notice' against Nityananda, self-styled godman wanted in rape case

Nithyananda is wanted by the police in Gujarat and Karnataka in a case of kidnapping and keeping children captive at his ashram in Ahmedabad for the purpose of collecting donations. An FIR was also registered against him after two girls went missing from the ashram.

A blue notice is issued to locate a person who is missing or is an identified or unidentified criminal or is wanted for a violation of ordinary criminal law.

Interpol has issued 'blue notice' against Nityananda, self-styled godman wanted in rape case

He was arrested in 2010 in Himachal Pradesh over rape allegations and was also allegedly seen in explicit footage with an actress.