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HC pulls up Delhi Police for Daati Maharaj rape case


New Delhi, July 6: The High Court on Friday pulled up Delhi Police for not arresting self-styled godman Daati Maharaj, who has been accused of raping a 25-year-old woman at the ashrams in Delhi and Rajasthan.

SC pulls up Delhi Police for Daati Maharaj rape case

The court questioned the police on the rape case filed against the godman,'It has been over a month, why has the accused not been arrested yet?'

The Next date of hearing is July 11.

A case has been registered against Daati Maharaj under sections 354/376/377/34 IPC in Fatehpur Beri Police Station on June 6. It has been alleged by 25-year-old victim she was raped by Daati Maharaj and his two associates two years ago. She also alleged that a female disciple of the godman used to force her into his room and if she refused, would tell her that other disciples slept with him as well.

After fleeing from one of the ashrams two years ago, the woman said she had gone into depression.

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