Lingayat mutt chief arrested over allegedly raping minors

Posted on: September 2, 2022 at 8:58 am, in
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A week after an FIR was filed against him for alleged sexual assault of two young pupils, influential Lingayat mutt chairman Shivamurthy Murugha Sharanaru, who runs the Jagadguru Murugharajendra Vidyapeetha in Chitradurga in central Karnataka, was taken into custody from the mutt on Thursday night. The arrest of the mutt leader was verified by Chitradurga […]

Victims of alleged sexual assault by seer record statement before magistrate under Section 164 

Posted on: August 31, 2022 at 1:10 pm, in
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Two underage girls who have accused the head pontiff of the Murugarajendra Mutt in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district of sexual abuse recorded statements before a magistrate on Tuesday. As part of their investigations, the Chitradurga district police produced the two victims in front of a Judicial Magistrate First Class (JMFC) to record their statements under Section […]