Politics Shahjahanpur rape case: BJP leader Chinmayanand arrested by UP SIT Updated : September 20, 2019 10:36 AM IST Chinmayanand's arrest comes on the complaint of a 23-year-old law student, who accused him of blackmail and rape in a video message posted on the social media on August 23. The Supreme Court ordered the UP government to set up a SIT to probe the allegations. SIT chief Bharati Singh confirmed Chinmayanand's arrest. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.