Delhi: Self-styled godman arrested for molesting minor girl in temple
A self-styled godman allegedly molested a 15-year-old girl in a temple in South Delhi's Fatehpur Beri, police said. The incident took place on August 17 when the complainant along with her niece and son visited the temple. Since the complainant's son was ill, she took him to the self-styled godman, Nabbe Bhagat (42), to get his illness cured, a police officer said. Here's more.
Godman charged under POCSO Act
The relative alleged that her niece was molested by the godman who also threatened to kill her, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South Delhi), Vijay Kumar said. Based on a complaint, a case was registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act on August 30. Subsequently, Bhagat was arrested from his temple on Sunday, police said adding that further investigation is underway.