Uttar Pradesh: Priest arrested for molesting girls in Vrindavan

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In a shocking incident, a priest in Vrindavan was reportedly thrashed for by a mob for allegedly molesting his two followers on Wednesday.

The incident was captured on camera which is been circulated on the social media platform.

It was believed that two female devotees from Maharashtra alleged that priest Baba Basudev Shastri has sexually assaulted them.

The video which is going viral has been seen thrashed with sticks and was held with his hair by a mob Mathura’s Vrindavan.

It was reported that the priest is earlier accused of molesting girls on several occasions, officials said.

Meanwhile, the victims were sent to the medical inspection.

Following the incident, police has arrested the accused and have registered a case against him.

Pratibha Sharma, a social activist said, “From past three months, the girls were staying here. The girls said the priest held them captive and didn’t allow them to go anywhere. They were allowed only to speak to their parents and that too, when he was around. The priest even recorded some videos of one of the girls and used to blackmail them”.

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