london - A Maoist cult leader ditch female followers over thirty years in various residences in London. He hit and raped them, appeared Thursday at the trial of the man.
The group existed from 1979 until 2013 when he had six women in his power. It is not clear how many women in total victim 's husband was.
The now 75-year Aravindan Balakrishnan used physical, psychological and sexual abuse in order to keep the women under control, which his commune personal sect was, said the prosecutor.
His own daughter, whom he fathered with one of his followers, was also beaten and could not go to school or to the doctor. Only when she was thirty she managed to escape.
" This case is about the cruel and calculated manipulation of one man to subjugate women ", they are the officer.