Rampur: A sadhu in Uttar Pradesh allegedly cut off his private part during Navratri. He is currently admitted in a hospital in Bamna village in Rampur district. Also Read - Ballia Firing: UP Police Takes Custody of BJP Leader Dhirendra Singh

As per a report, the sadhu, identified as Madani Baba, was forced to take the extreme step due to love affair allegations levelled against him. Speaking to ANI, he said that a conspiracy was hatched against him by a group of people as they could not bear his aim to build an ashram on an empty land. Also Read - UP Court Orders Woman to Pay Rs 1,000 Per Month to Husband as Maintenance Allowance

The 28-year-old accused the people of tarnishing his image by linking him with a woman living in a nearby area. Also Read - Muslim Cop in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat Suspended For Keeping a Beard Without Permission

Bamna village hospital doctor Balveer Singh told ANI that the sadhu resides in Kamsin village. “He cut off his genitalia after an allegation surfaced against him. His treatment is underway.”

Meanwhile, the police have launched an investigation in connection with the matter.