A 39-year old woman evicted recently from the Aurobindo Ashram here with her five sisters was allegedly gang-raped by two men after she was washed ashore on December 18 in a failed suicide bid with her three sisters and her father.
Situation at the ashram of Ashutosh Maharaj, who has been declared clinically dead and Punjab and Haryana High Court has set dealine for performance of his last rites, remained normal on Friday, police said.
In a shocking disclosure, children as young as four were starved, tortured and drugged besides being subjected to "horrific" sexual and physical abuse at Australia's oldest ashram founded by an Indian, a public hearing into the sexual abuse case heard today.
A PCI-appointed panel looking into the journalists assault issue outside 'godman' Rampal's ashram has observed that Haryana Police employed "unconstitutional" tactics to prevent media from doing its duty and recommended investigation by administrative officers into the episode.
Little was he known as junior engineer with the Haryana irrigation department more than a decade back, but Sant Rampal lived an absolute lavish life with a huge fan following after being sacked from his job.