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Rajneesh Arrested #92881

ABC Evening News for Monday, Oct 28, 1985
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(Studio) Recent controversy at Rajneeshpuram commune in Oregon reviewed; arrest of Bhagwan Rajneesh in North Carolina while trying to leave United States reported.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Charlotte, North Carolina) Bhagwan's arrest and chgs. against him examined; scenes shown. [WITNESS - describes scene.] Arguments presented by defense and prosecution outlined.

(Portland, OR) [Cult MBRS. - react to Bhagwan's flight, arrest.] West German police said to have arrested former commune leaders, include Ma Anand Sheela; scenes shown. [CRITIC, Oregon attorney general David FROHNMAYER - consider Bhagwan a con artist.] No. felony counts lodged against Bhagwan mentioned.
REPORTER: Rebecca Chase Artist: Kathleen Jardin, Judd Rose

Chase, Rebecca;
Jennings, Peter

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