Delhi Police has begun an inquiry after a photograph showing controversial godwoman Radhe Maa sitting on the SHO's chair in the Vivek Vihar police station surfaced online, a senior official said today.
Station house officer Sanjay Sharma, draped in a red and gold shawl worn by Hindu devotees, can be seen standing next to her with his hands folded in the photograph.
"An additional deputy commissioner of police-rank officer has begun an inquiry in the matter," Joint Commissioner of Police, Eastern Range, Ravindra Yadav said.
Sharma has been sent to the district lines, he added.
An official added on the condition of anonymity that Sharma claimed that Radhe Maa was on her way to a Ram Lila function and had stopped at the police station to use the washroom.
The Vivek Vihar police station falls under Shahdara district of the Delhi Police.