Nityananda Case: Karnataka HC adjourns hearing till June 10

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Bangalore, June 8 (ANI): The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday adjourned the bail application hearing of self-styled godman Nithyananda Swami, arrested on criminal charges, including rape, till June 10.

High Court Justice C Kumaraswamy adjourned the case on grounds that it had earlier been heard by Justice Subhash B Adi, and since he was on leave, only he would hear Nithyananda's bail application and pass orders.

Meanwhile, a writ petition filed by Nithyananda's counsel against freezing of bank accounts of the four trusts of which Nithyananda is a trustee was also adjourned to June 10.

Nithyananda's judicial custody ends tomorrow.

He is being prosecuted after television channels aired alleged video footage showing him in a compromising position with a Tamil actress. He was arrested in Solan district in Himachal Pradesh on April 21. (ANI)

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