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Jaipur: FIR registered against Sadhvi Samdarshi for sexual harassment of girls living in Jamdoli ashram

The accused Sadhvi is a preacher and runs an ashram in Jamdoli. Girls of different age group study and live in the ashram. Sadhvi preaches that girls are a face of goddess and they should be worshipped and respected.

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October 18, 2018 6:54 pm

The accused Sadhvi Samdarshi with girls of her asharm Shree Shakti Peeth in Jamdoli.

Jaipur: An FIR was registered with Kanota police station against a Sadhavi in Jamdoli area for allegedly trying to form homosexual relationship with her pupils. The victims alleged that Sadhvi forced them to do indecent acts. Sadhvi have not turned up at her ashram in Jamdoli since the day the FIR was registered. Read Also: Sexual harassment case: Police visits Jamdoli ashram of Samdarshi, Sadhvi adopts ‘silence’

The accused Sadhvi Samdarshi is a preacher and runs an ashram named ‘Shri Shakti Peeth’ in Jamdoli. Girls of different age group study and live in the ashram. Sadhvi preaches that girls are a face of goddess and they should be worshipped and respected.

According to the report, Sadhvi Samdarshi tried to form an intimate relationship with a 20-year-old girl in the ashram. The victim lived in the ashram for more than two months. When Sadhvi tried to make an intimate relationship with her, she informed other girls living in the ashram about the incident. Some of the other girls also reported Sadhvi’s misconduct towards them.

After the case was registered, girls studying in the ashram dropped out.

Parents of one of the girls said, the case was registered with Kanota police station on September 19. It’s been 17 days and no further action has been taken by the police in the case. Sadhvi did not come to Ashram after the case was registered.

The victims reported a case of the sexual offense against the accused Sadhvi Samdarshi. Police inspected the ashram and found 16 girls brought to the ashram from Tripura. Their age was between 6 years to 16 years. Police rescued those girls from the ashram.

The head of state child welfare committee Narendra Sinkhwal said that there were allegations on and the counselling session was conducted for the students. All the students living or studying in the ashram were sent to their home on Tuesday.

First published: October 17, 2018
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