Acharya Shantisagar arrested for raping 19-year-old girl in Surat

ANI | Updated: Oct 14, 2017 22:50 IST

Surat (Gujarat) [India], October 14, (ANI): Jain monk Digambar Acharya Shantisagar was arrested on Saturday in an alleged rape case in Gujarat's Surat.

As per the 19-year-old complainant, the Jain monk raped her on October 1 when he called her for performing some rituals.

A case has been registered in this regard in Athva Police Station.

Meanwhile, the police have sent the accused for medical examination. (ANI)

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