Nithyananda's lawyers on Tuesday moved the Karnataka High Court to quash the FIR filed against him. According to reports, the Karnataka government will take over his ashram located in Bidadi.
Police are still continuing their search for missing godman who has been accused in several cases such as - rape, sexual harassment, land encroachment.
Karnataka Chief Minister DV Sadananda Gowda ordered his arrest after a foreign national alleged that she was sexually abused at the hands of Nithyananda.
Reports reveal that the police recovered condoms, CDs and liquor during the raids at Nithyananda's Ashram in Bidadi. Earlier the self-styled godman stormed the world when a CD, which allegedly featured him with a South Indian actress in a compromising position, was broadcasted in TV news channels and the video went viral on internet.
Following the controversy, Nithyananda was arrested on Apr 21, 2010 from Himachal Pradesh and later granted bail on Jun 11, 2010. This time he is reportedly absconding.