Controversial godwoman Radhe Maa instigated seven people to commit suicide in Gujarat?
Controversial self-styled Godwoman Radhe Ma has now been accused of instigating seven people to commit suicide, as per a report on Sunday.
Ahmedabad: Controversial self-styled Godwoman Radhe Ma has now been accused of instigating seven people to commit suicide, as per a report on Sunday.
The charges against her have been filed and the matter reportedly pertains to Gujarat's Kutch area.
The six people in question had supposedly given all their wealth to the self-styled Godwoman and the matter has reportedly been forwarded to Mumbai Police Commissioner.
However, there has been no official confirmation of the same.
Meanwhile, Mumbai police would soon issue summons Radhe Maa for recording her statement in connection with a dowry harassment case, a top police officer said in Mumbai.
"Radhe Maa, who was out of Mumbai for the last few days, returned to the city today. We will first issue summons to her, after which her statement will be recorded," DCP (Detection) Dhananjay Kulkarni said, as per PTI.
According to police, a 32-year-old woman has accused the Radhe Maa of instigating her in-laws, who are her followers for many years, to demand dowry from her.
"Police has so far issued summons to six persons, including the in-laws of the complainant. However, summons had not been served on Radhe Maa, who the seventh accused in the case," Mukund Pawar, senior inspector of Kandivali police station said.
The summons were issued after police registered an FIR against Radhe Maa and others last week, including the in-laws of the woman who has accused them of "mental and physical harassment for dowry".
According to police, the statement of all the six accused will be recorded from Monday.
All the seven accused have been booked under relevant sections of the IPC and Dowry Prohibition Act, police said.
(With PTI inputs)