Ultimately no charges could be held against Sai Baba, but clearly the US and British governments did what they could to stop this pedophile when enough complaints accrued. They publicly declared in multiple forums that a child abuser was present and a threat to their citizens.
United States State Department : U.S. Citizens should be aware that there have been reports of inappropriate sexual behavior by a prominent local religious leader at an ashram or religious retreat located in Andhra Pradesh. Most of the reports indicate that the subjects of these approaches have been young male devotees, including a number of U.S Citizens. May 2001
SAI BABA AND SEXUAL ABUSE OF CHILDREN
Session: 2001-02 Date tabled: 26.02.2002 Primary sponsor: Colman, Tony
Total number of signatories: 43 http://www.parliament.uk.edu/2001-02/886
- That this House, mindful of the many accounts and witness statements of the sexual abuse of the male children of devotees by the Indian guru Sai Baba, calls upon the Foreign Secretary to use the travel advice for India page of the Foreign Office website to issue guidance to British families intending to visit the ashram of Sai Baba about the possible danger to their male children of individual audiences with the guru.
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