It was the expected outcome, and one that may have had a lot less to do with innocence and likely a lot more to do with influence. Kripalu Maharaj has been cleared of the rape charges in Trinidad-Tobago:
Jagadguru Ram Tripathi Maharaj was told he was free to go, after Assistant Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard made the surprising decision to offer no evidence.It all came down to a 'he said, she said'. And since she's a poor black girl of 22 and he's an alleged God-on-Earth with tons of cash, with it all coming down in a part of the world where it's sometimes just a bit easier to get what you pay for, you know how the math was going to add up.
Gaspard said the evidence dealing with the alleged rape victim's lack of consent "is particularly tenuous. In the circumstances, the State will not be able to make out a prima facie case".
Interestingly enough, some of Kreepalu's Kool-Aid brigade weren't so sure, one going so far as to attempt to post a comment containing a Wikipedia entry about the persecution of Hindus in Trinidad-Tobago. But for those stunningly duped devotees who believe the randy guru is Krishna, God has decided to smile on you today.
Our thanks and our heart goes out to those many abused devotees who came forward in the comments of the Kreepalu posts. The scoundrel got away with it again, we're afraid.
It all proves one of our general findings about life so far: God is one kinky Bitch with a very strange sense of humor.