HC rejects Daati Maharaj's plea challenging CBI probe

HC rejects Daati Maharaj's plea challenging CBI probe

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New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court On Wednesday dismissed Daati Maharaj's plea challenging its order on transferring the probe in a sexual assault case against the self-styled godman to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V. Kameswar Rao dismissed Maharaj's plea seeking review of the court's October 3 order transferring the probe to the CBI from the Delhi Police.
The CBI took over the investigation and filed the case against Maharaj on charges of raping and having unnatural sex with an inmate of his ashram.
Daati Maharaj alias Dati Madan Lal Rajasthani has been named in a CBI FIR along with three associates Ashok, Arjun and Anil --- all known by their first names -- for raping and having unnatural sex with a 25-year-old disciple at his Ashram in Fatehpur Beri in south Delhi on January 9, 2016.
The Delhi Police had in June registered the case following a complaint from the Delhi-based victim and on October 1 filed the chargesheet against Daati Maharaj and others in the case.
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