Shiv Murat Dwivedi alias Sant Swami Bhimanand was arrested on Friday, Feb 26 for allegedly running a sex racket in the capital. A week after the arrest, it has emerged that a TV actress and item girl was part of his racket.
Times of India reports that along with Diwedi, the suspected actress and five other women
were arrested in 2003 by Noida police.
"We are in the process of obtaining her dossier from the Noida police,'' a police officer told the newspaper.
The godman reportedly has scores of other cases tainting his past. Another media report suggests that this is the fifth case against Godman.
“He was convicted and a monetary fine was slapped against him. This is the fifth case against him. In 1997, Dwivedi was arrested on charges of running a prostitution racket in Lajpat Nagar. The next year, he was arrested for dacoity in Badarpur. In 2003, he was arrested from Noida Sector-24 under the Immoral Trafficking (Prevention) Act and was also charged under the Gangster Act," is quoted as saying in a report in The Indian Express.