Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj arrested for raping woman, minor
Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj was arrested yesterday night for allegedly raping a woman and her minor daughter at his ashram in Delhi, police said. His son Samar Khan was also detained by the Crime Branch for raping the woman, said Rajiv Ranjan, Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime). The two accused were questioned for a couple of hours in connection with the case, police added.
Woman was also raped by self-styled godman's friends, son
The woman had claimed that she was raped by Ashu, his friends, and his son between 2008 and 2013, an official said. He also asked her to bring her minor daughter to him and then raped her as well, she alleged. A case was registered in Hauz Khas Police Station last week and the probe transferred to Crime Branch Sunday.