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'Naga sadhu arrested for stalking advocate

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 38-year-old man, who claimed to be a naga sadhu, has been arrested for allegedly a 25-year-old advocate, police said today.

The accused, identified as Ravi Giri Maharaj, was arrested on July 6 from in central Delhi's Kamla Market, they added.

The woman approached the police on April 20 with her complaint that she was being harassed by the accused on Whatsapp, a senior police said.

Subsequently, a case was registered against the accused at Hauz the station.

The woman's family came in contact with the accused at a religious ceremony. The accused promised her family that he would get a suitable match arranged for their daughter, he said.

He eventually started visiting their residence and also would often contacted her over phone and sent her vulgar messages on WhatsApp, the added.

It took the police over two-and-a half months to track the accused since he kept switching places, he said.

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First Published: Sun, July 08 2018. 19:55 IST