BHOPAL: The incident, in which a Jain Sadhvi was molested, beaten up and thrown from the roof of a house by some people in Bhind recently, has turned mysterious following the statement of her kin. Father of the Sadhvi in a statement to the police, said her daughter was beaten up at the house of his neighbour Ashok Dhobi.

He further said when he had gone there he found his daughter, who was being beaten up by Ashok Dhobi, his kin and Nana adav, was wearing only a ‘ Chunari ( scarf)’. Dr Jain further said he had given a sleeping pill to her daughter who was mentally upset following the incident. Dr Jain’s daughter stays in a Jain temple at ‘ Amaayan’ near Bhind.

The police, after taking the statements of the relatives of Sadhvi, registered a case and arrested four accused Ashok Dhobi, his two wives, Guddi and Geeta and father Gendalal. TI of Bhind said the girl was molested, beaten up and thrown from the roof of the house. Four persons have been arrested in this connection and further inquiry was on, he added.

However, one of the accused said the Sadhvi was lying naked under the bed of her father late night. When the accused saw this, he gave her a scarf and handed her over to her relatives. When contacted, IG of Chambal division Mohd Afzal said the Sadhvi who was beaten up by the accused was taken to washroom by her kin. The police were inquiring into the matter on the basis of Sadhvi and her relatives’ statement. The Sadhvi has sustained injuries and has been referred to Gwalior hospital.

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