Rajasthan: Alwar police arrests Baba Falahari in sexual assault case

23 September 2017, 01:43 PM
Rajasthan: Alwar police arrests Baba Falahari in sexual assault case (File photo)
Rajasthan: Alwar police arrests Baba Falahari in sexual assault case (File photo)

Alwar police on Saturday arrested a self-styled godman Baba Falahari on sexual assault complaints by a woman. A woman from Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur had lodged sexual assault complaint against him.

Earlier, the girl, who hails from Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh, lodged a complaint against Kaushlendra Prapanacharya Phalahari Maharaj alleging that he had sexually exploited her at his ashram in Rajasthan’s Alwar on August 7.

Hemraj Meena, SHO Aravali police station said, “Bilaspur police have sent the complaint here. We have registered a case of sexual exploitation and initiated investigation.”

After visiting the ashram of the accused, police found that he was undergoing a treatment at a private hospital in the city, Meena said.

Kaushlendra Maharaj will be interrogated after permission from doctors, he added.

First Published: Saturday, September 23, 2017 01:41 PM
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