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Self-styled Godman molests 15-year-old in Delhi

The Hush Post: A self-styled godman has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 15-year-old girl in a temple. The incident took place in south Delhi’s Fatehpur Beri, as per the police.

The incident took place on August 17 when the complainant along with her niece and son visited the temple. Since the complainant’s son was ill, she took him to the self-styled godman, 42-year-old Nabbe Bhagat, to get his illness cured, a police officer said.

The relative alleged that that is when her niece was molested by the godman who also threatened to kill her should she disclose it to someone, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Vijay Kumar said.

Based on a complaint filed by the girl’s relative, a case was registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses (POCSO) Act on August 30, they said.

Subsequently, Bhagat was arrested from his temple on Sunday, police said adding that further investigation is on.

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