Although we suffered irreparable damage due to the actions by Ms. Rao, we are very relieved and grateful to the Federal Court for ruling in our favor.
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Columbus, OH (PRWEB) September 14, 2014
The United States District Court Southern District of Ohio found all the allegations contained in the complaint filed by Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam of Columbus against Aarthi S. Rao, “are deemed admitted as true”. (Case No. 2:13-CV-00526).
The 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."
The judgment was issued against Mrs. Aarthi S. Rao for an amount of nearly half million dollars. 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.”
A representative of Nithyananda Dhyanapeetam of Columbus stated, “Although we suffered irreparable damage due to the actions by Ms. Rao, we are very relieved and grateful to the Federal Court for ruling in our favor.”
A copy of the complaint, court judgement and court order attached to this press release.