Within 24 hrs another sensational news of rape has come from Haryana. This time the accused is a mahant of a temple who raped 120 woman.
Baba Amarpuri, a mahant of Baba Balaknath temple in Haryana’s Fatehabad, was on Friday arrested by the police after videos of him raping women surfaced online.
videos of him allegedly raping women goes viral. The police confirmed that a case had been filed and an investigation was underway.
New agency ANI quoted a police official as saying, “We filed a case and started the probe. His premises were also raided and we seized some suspicious articles.
Haryana: Baba Amarpuri, a Mahant at Baba Balaknath Temple in Fatehabad's Tohana, was nabbed by police y'day after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. Police say 'We filed a case & started probe. His premises were also raided & we seized some suspicious articles' pic.twitter.com/RGw7HIWwdZ
— ANI (@ANI) July 21, 2018
As per a report in The Times of India, Baba Amarpuri allegedly raped at least 120 women and filmed the act on camera. He reportedly used the video clips to allegedly blackmail the women and rape them repeatedly.
The report further said that the police carried out searches and recovered 120 video clips. Each video clip reportedly was of different women.
This is not the first time that a self-styled godman has been accused of sexually exploiting women. Asaram Bapu, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh are some of the spiritual leaders who have been sentenced to life imprisonment for the crime