Communist cult leader Aravindan Balakrishnan guilty of sex assaults
4 December 2015
From the section London
A 75-year-old Communist cult leader who ran a commune in south London has been found guilty a string of sex assaults.
Aravindan Balakrishnan, of Enfield, north London, was convicted of raping two followers and falsely imprisoning and mistreating his daughter.
He was charged with 25 offences including cruelty to a person under 16 years old and 19 counts of indecent assault.
Balakrishnan was arrested in Lambeth, south London, in November 2013.
Source:: BBC UK