Controversial ex Big Boss contestant Swami Om arrested by Delhi Police

By: | Published: August 9, 2017 9:15 PM

Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested the self-proclaimed godman Swami Om in connection with a 2008 case. Swami was picked up from his residence in Bhajanpura by the Inter State Cell unit of Crime Branch.

Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested the self-proclaimed godman Swami Om in connection with a 2008 case. (ANI)

Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested the self-proclaimed godman Swami Om in connection with a 2008 case, reported Indian Express. Swami was picked up from his residence in Bhajanpura by the Inter State Cell unit of Crime Branch. Meanwhile, According to a report by PTI, earlier in February, a woman had accused former ‘Bigg Boss’ contestant Swami Om and his associate of allegedly outraging her modesty by ripping off her clothes said police. A case in this regard was registered at IP Estate police station, they said.

According to the complaint filed by the victim, Swami Om and his associate Santosh Anand allegedly ripped off her clothes on February 7. The victim alleged that the duo attacked her and ripped off her clothes in an attempt to humiliate her in full public view a few days ago at Rajghat area here, police said.

Police added that she also alleged that they threatened her of dire consequences and abused her. The attackers then fled from the spot after she screamed for help. They said, “Acting on the complaint, a case under section 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of IPC has been registered against Swami Om and his associate. The victim had given a statement to the magistrate. Police will take necessary action against the accused,” said a senior police officer. The officer added that both parties had a history of the dispute.

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