Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 16, 2014
The United States District Court Southern District of Ohio issued a judgment against Mrs. Aarthi S. Rao and in favor of Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam of Columbus in Delaware, Ohio (NDC) (Case No. 2:13-CV-00526). The order states, “It is hereby adjudged, ordered, and decreed that judgment is entered in favor of Plaintiff, and against Defendant Rao, in the amount of Four Hundred Sixty-Three Thousand, Two Hundred Eleven and 25/100 Dollars ($463,211.25), plus attorney’s fees ($10,568.30), plus costs ($603.20), plus post-judgment interest in the amount of 3% per annum.”
Further, the court also found, “The allegations contained in Plaintiff’s Complaint are deemed admitted as true against Defendant Rao.”
NDC’s official complaint against Rao specifically stated, "Defendant Rao falsely reported to authorities in India that Swami had sexually abused her for approximately five (5) years from 2005 through 2009 at various locations, including NDC in Delaware County, Ohio.” It also states, "In addition, from June 2, 2012 forward, Defendant Rao has made statements to the public alleging such sexual abuse, as well as other false statements, including Plaintiff being a 'cult,' and Plaintiff 'brainwashing' her and other followers."