A mahant at a temple in Haryana’s Fatehabad was on Friday arrested by the police after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. The police confirmed that a case had been filed and an investigation was underway. News 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.” The arrested mahant has been identified as Baba Amarpuri of Baba Balaknath temple in Tohana area of Fatehabad.
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.