New Delhi, Sep 30 (PTI) A self-styled godman was arrested Sunday for allegedly raping a woman in Janakpuri here, police said. Also Read - Will Always Miss Him: As Swati Maliwal Announces Divorce From AAP's Naveen Jaihind, Twitter Praises Her Strength, Grace

The arrest was made on a complaint by the Delhi Commission for Women after the 24-year-old school teacher had approached it alleging she was raped by Hari Narayan, 41, inside an ashram in Janakpuri in July, they said. Also Read - Hanging Too Small Punishment For Nirbhaya Convicts: Maliwal on SC Dismissing Curative Pleas



Earlier, a female accomplice of Narayan and a colleague of the victim were arrested in connection with the case, police said. Also Read - DCW Chief Swati Maliwal Falls Unconscious, Admitted to LNJP Hospital on 13th Day of Hunger Strike

The woman had said she went to the ashram on the suggestion of her colleague who told her she would be spiritually healed by Narayan. She claimed that her colleague had accompanied her to the ashram, they said.



The woman had told the DCW that she was drugged and raped by Narayan and also molested by his female accomplice.

DCW chief Swati Maliwal has urged the women to come forward to report such incidents to the commission through helpline number 181.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.