Judge won’t suppress testimony in Hindu guru’s sex crime trial

Testimony of a woman who was allegedly molested as a teen by an internationally known Hindu leader will be admissible in court despite a missing video recording of an investigator’s interview with the victim, 22nd District Judge Charles Ramsay ruled on Wednesday.

Prakashanand Saraswati, who presides over a Driftwood area ashram as the spiritual head of the JKP-Barsana Dham sect temple, is accused of molesting two then-teenagers over a three-year period starting in 1993.

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This post was last updated: Dec. 17, 2010