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After Ram Rahim, Phalahari Maharaj arrested for sexual assault in Rajasthan

The 70-year-old self-styled godman was arrested from the government hospital, where he was admitted

ANI  |  Rajasthan 

Rape

Kaushlendra Prapanacharya Phalahari Maharaj, who has been charged with sexually assaulting his female disciple, was arrested on Saturday.

The 21-year-old victim from Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur had lodged a complaint against Rajasthan-based Phalahari Maharaj, alleging sexual exploitation.

In her complaint, the woman had alleged that the 70-year-old godman had sexually assaulted her at his ashram on August 7 in Alwar. The woman, who is studying law in Jaipur, had said her parents had been his followers for the past few years, PTI reported.

The 70-year-old self-styled godman was arrested from the government hospital, where he was admitted.

First Published: Sat, September 23 2017. 15:23 IST
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