Self-styled godman Ram Shankar Tiwari, popularly known as Baba Parmanand, has been arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday. Based in Barabanki, the self claimed godman was arrested on charges of sexual exploitation of several women.
Earlier, an FIR was registered against Baba by many women who accused him of sexually exploiting them in the name of infertility treatment.
After the FIR was registered, the Barabanki Police conducted a raid at his ashram and seized several CDs containing obscene videos and porn movies. Since then, Tiwari was absconding.