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Temple Priest Arrested For Allegedly Molesting a Woman

PTI Last Updated at 11 Aug 2018, 18:08 IST India

Aug11(PTI) A 77-year-old man, a temple priest, was arrested today for allegedly molesting a woman in Kalyan area in the district, police said.

Gopal Tambe, the accused, was booked under section 354 of IPC (molestation), said assistant police inspector S S Rajput of Kolsewadi police station.

According to the complainant, a 28-year-old married woman, her neighbors advised her to consult Tambe for her headache.

When she and her husband went to the temple to meet him yesterday afternoon, Tambe allegedly sent the husband away to buy some fruit as an offering for the deity and molested the woman, she alleged. Further probe is on, said API Rajput.

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