Woman raped by priest inside temple premises in Greater Noida
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Woman raped by priest inside temple premises in Greater Noida

According to the police complaint, the victim visited the temple with a woman relative, following which the priest called her into his room and raped her

noida Updated: Jul 28, 2018 22:05 IST
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The incident took place in Dhoom Manikpur village in the Badalpur police station area on July 9.(AFP Representative Photo)

A woman was allegedly raped by the head priest inside a temple premises in a Greater Noida village, police said today.

The incident took place in Dhoom Manikpur village in the Badalpur police station area on July 9, they said.

According to the police complaint, the victim visited the temple with a woman relative, following which the priest called her into his room and raped her.

Greater Noida Deputy Superintendent of Police Avaneesh Kumar said a case was registered against the accused, identified as Swami Kanhaiya Nand, who absconded after the incident.

A probe was launched and efforts are underway to nab the accused, Kumar said.

First Published: Jul 28, 2018 22:03 IST