New Delhi, July 6: The Delhi High Court on Friday pulled up police for not arresting Daati Maharaj in connection with a rape case.
The court asked Delhi Police ‘It has been over a month, why has the accused not been arrested yet?’ and fixed July 11 for the next hearing.
Rape case against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj: High Court pulls up Delhi Police, asks ' It has been over a month, why has the accused not been arrested yet?' Next date of hearing is July 11
— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2018
Maharaj has been accused of raping a disciple inside Shani Dham two years ago.
The woman filed the case in Fatehpur Beri police station on Jun 10. It was later transferred to District Investigation Unit (DIU).
The Crime Branch of Delhi Police took over ‘Daati Maharaj’ rape case on June 12.
The Self-Proclaimed godman has been booked under Indian Penal Code, sections – 376, 377, 354 and 34.
The woman disciple has alleged that she was sexually assaulted inside Shani Dham two years ago. Because of fear and social stigma, she didn’t file a complaint earlier as she felt intimidated by the self-styled godman.