US Court grants motion for attorney fees to be paid by Vinay Bharadwaj to the Nithyananda Foundation in case dismissed against him

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LOS ANGELES, CA - On April 4, 2013, the Superior Court of the State of California which had earlier in November 2012 dismissed the case filed by Vinay Bharadwaj on Swami Nithyananda and others, including allegations of unnatural sex (same allegation made in the case against Sri Nithyananda Swami in India), granted the motion for Vinay Bharadwaj to pay the attorney fees as well to Swami Nithyananda and others.

In a short hearing for a Motion for Attorneys fees brought by defendants in the case of Vinay K. Bharadwaj v. Nithyananda Foundation, et al (Case No.CIVRS1013793), Honorable Judge Keith Davis granted the defendant's' motion in its entirety and described the motion as "well taken". Judge Davis further commented that the nearly $400,000 in requested fees was "reasonable and appropriate" given the prolonged litigation which consisted of numerous motions, filings, hearings and rulings. 

The Court had earlier in November 2012 dismissed Bharadwaj's baseless complaint with prejudice and with terminating sanctions against Bharadwaj, including importantly the non-cooperation of Vinay Bharadwaj with the judicial process. 

It is to be noted that this is the same Vinay Bharadwaj who was convicted and sentenced to 4.75 years for 4 counts of child molestation of minor in Seattle Washington.