Priest Alleged of Rape Arrested in Dumka

Samay Live
October 26, 2010

Jharkhand police on Tuesday arrested a priest in Dumka district after he was allegedly accused by a woman who was inmate at his ashram.

The incident took place when some women alleged that he had misbehaved with them while a young woman alleged him of rape.

All the inmates fled the ashram some days ago and a case was registered against the Mahant on Monday in Dumka police station under the sections 369 and 376 of IPC.

While the priest had refused all the allegations, he was arrested from Sadanand Mission Ashram some 400 kms from the state capital Ranchi.

The investigation was going on and the ashram staffs would be quizzed in this case, the SP said.

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