People who are spreading violence in the name of religion will not be spared, clearly announced Indian Prime Minister Modi in the programme ‘Man Ki Baat’.
The Godman was accused with rape charges of a female devotee in 1999. The CBI took over the investigation in 2002. On August 17, the special CBI court of Panchkula concluded the hearing in the case, but reserved pronouncing the verdict for August 25. The case was registered by the CBI in 2002 against the self-styled godman after allegations of sexual exploitation of two women followers through anonymous letters. The hearing has been going on since 2007.