The Incident came to light when a young woman from Chhattisgarh alleged she had been raped by the 70-year-old godman at his ashram in Alwar in Rajasthan on 7 August. She filed a FIR at Bilaspur in Chhattisgarh, which was transferred to Alwar’s Aravali Vihar police station.
After three days of investigation, Rajasthan Police on Saturday arrested self-styled godman Kaushalendra Prapannacharya ‘Falahari’ Maharaj in Alwar for the alleged rape of a 21-year-old woman.
Her family has been the Baba’s follower for over 15 years and claimed to have given large donations to the godman.The Baba has followers not only in India but is also famous abroad.
The case comes in the wake of the conviction of Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh by a Panchkula special court on 25 August for the rape of two of his female devotees.