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Crime Branch Files Chargesheet Against Self -Style Godman Daati Maharaj, Booked Under Section 377

ANANYA BHATNAGAR | 0
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| October 1 , 2018 , 17:41 IST

The Delhi Police Crime Branch on Monday filed a chargesheet against self styled godman Daati Maharaj for allegedly raping his disciple at his Rajasthan Ashram.

The Crime Branch filed charges under section 376, 377 of the Indian Penal Code in the Saket District Court.

He is accused of raping a 25-year-old woman, who is his former disciple. In her complaint with Fatehpur Beri police station in South Delhi on June 7, the woman had said she was a disciple of Daati Maharaj for a decade, but after she was raped by him and two of his disciples, she was forced to return to her native place in Rajasthan.

According to the police, the complainant has alleged female disciple of the godman used to force her into his room and if she refused, would tell her that other disciples have also slept with him.

Earlier in July this year, the victim of the rape has filed a petition in the High Court and demanded the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) investigate the case.

The woman also demanded to arrest Daati Maharaj along with his two brothers and seal his two main ashrams Shani Dham in Delhi and Bal Gram Rajasthan where she was allegedly raped by him.