After his bail petition in the sexual assault case, was rejected by the District and Sessions court of Shahjahanpur former BJP Minister Chinmayanand was discharged from the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) late on Monday night and sent back to Shahjahanpur jail.

Two days after his arrest on September 20, Chinmayanand was shifted to the hospital after he complained of high blood pressure and chest pain. Later, he complained of urinary problems. On Monday, after he spent a week in the cardiology ward of the hospital here, the doctors said his condition was normal.

Earlier on Monday, the district court in Shahjahanpur rejected the bail applications of both Chinmayanand and the 23-year-old law student who is accused of extortion of Rs 5 crore from the former Union minister.

Chinmayanand has not been charged with rape, even though the student has accused him of the crime. Instead, he has been charged under a sub-section of the rape law for “misusing authority for sexual intercourse.” Booked under IPC sections 376-C (sexual intercourse by a person in authority), 354-D(stalking), 342( wrongful confinement), and 506(criminal intimidation).

The SIT also booked the law student and was arrested last week on extortion charges. She has been booked under IPC sections 385(putting a person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion), 506 (criminal intimidation), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) and 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of the offence, or giving false information to screen offender).

The cases are being probed by Special Investigation Team formed by the Uttar Pradesh government on direction by  the Supreme Court.