Haryana: Priest arrested for rape in Fatehabad


Tohana, July 21: In yet another incident of sexual assault, a 60-year-old priest from Tohana town in Fatehabad district was arrested on Friday after videos of him allegedly raping women went viral.

Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Joginder Sharma told media that initially they got a tip-off about the Baba Balaknath Temple priest and his alleged acts. As probe into the matter is underway, it was found that several videos of his alleged raping of women were already doing the rounds in the town.

The police raided the temple premise and recovered some suspicious articles belonging to the accused.

The investigation into the case is in progress and the accused has been sent to police remand for five days. The police are also trying to find out if there are more people involved in the alleged rape.

The police have appealed locals not to circulate such videos since it is a criminal act.


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