Basava Prabhu Swamiji aged 59, was arrested for allegedly raping a 47-year-old woman at his mutt in Anjaneyanagar, Belgaum on Saturday.
The women who has made the allegations started to work as a cook there and is originally from Hubli. After lunch the Godman asked her to keep a plate in his room and when she entered he allegedly locked the room and molested her. Malamaruthi police have registered a cased under 376IPC.The godman is originally from Bagalkot.
The New Indian Express claims that Godman has confessed to his crime.