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Delhi: Self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj arrested in connection with rape case

A woman has claimed that she was raped by self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj from 2008 to 2013 and by his friends and his son.

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New Delhi Updated on: September 13, 2018 15:02 IST
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Delhi Police arrested Ashu Maharaj from Shahdara area. (IndiaTV)

The Delhi Police on Thursday arrested self-styled godman Ashu Maharaj from Shahdara area in connection with a rape case. 

A woman had alleged that Ashu Maharaj raped her and her minor daughter at his ashram in the national capital.

The woman claimed she was raped by Ashu Maharaj from 2008 to 2013 and by his friends and his son. She alleged he even asked her to bring her minor daughter to him and raped her.

A case was registered with the Hauz Khas police station last week and the probe was transferred to the Crime Branch on Sunday, they added.

The Delhi Police said it is probing the woman's allegations and investigating the matter from all angles.

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(With inputs from PTI)

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