The team of Women Power Line first explained to the accused but he did not stop the activities. When the number of complaints crossed 60, the team of 1090 formed a team to teach the accused a lesson.
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Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested one such priest. Who used to harass women by talking dirty on the phone. Pujari Devendra Kumar has been arrested by the team of Women Power Line-1090 from Rae Bareli. Women from many districts including Lucknow, Rae Bareli, Unnao, Kannauj, Shahjahanpur, Jaunpur had made such complaints against the accused priest. In 1090 till now more than 60 women had complained. Only after this, DIG Women Power Line had formed a team for strict action.
This team of Lucknow took action in Rae Bareli and got it written in Bhadokhar police station. Two SIMs taken on mobile and fake ID have also been recovered from the accused. According to Ravi Shankar Chhavi, DIG of Women Power Line, for several days, every day some women were complaining that they were being harassed by two mobile numbers.
Somebody does obscene things as soon as you pick up the phone.
The women complained that someone talks obscenely to them. He starts talking dirty as soon as he picks up the phone. When they oppose him, he also starts making threats. The team of Women Power Line first explained to the accused but he did not stop the activities. When the number of complaints crossed 60, the team of 1090 formed a team to teach a lesson to the accused. The DIG handed over the responsibility to Inspector Ajay Pal Singh.
The team reached the village by changing its appearance
When the inspector checked both the numbers, it was found that these numbers have been taken on fake IDs. Both the sims were being used on the same mobile. The location of both the numbers was being found in Bhadokhar area of Rae Bareli. On this the team reached Bhadokhar as a normal citizen. It was learned that Devendra Kumar, a priest living in Kalyanpur Rally village, is doing this act. On this, the team lodged a report about this at Bhadokhar police station. Only after this the accused was arrested.
In Bhadokhar police station itself, an FIR has been registered against Devendra Kumar for molesting, talking obscene, taking SIM from fake documents and threatening. The DIG told that Devendra is a priest and he does the work of worshiping in the stories and other events in the houses.
Most complaints are registered in Lucknow
DIG Ravi Shankar said that more than 60 women from 23 districts had filed a complaint against the accused Devendra Kumar. Maximum 10 complaints have been registered in Lucknow. Apart from this, seven in Kanpur, eight in Prayagraj, five from Varanasi, four from Barabanki, three each from Lakhimpur Kheri and Fatehpur, two each from Ballia, Unnao, Jaunpur and Kannauj, Basti, Ghaziabad, Shravasti, Azamgarh, Hamirpur, Deoria , Rae Bareli, Kanpur Dehat, Sitapur, Gonda, Hardoi and Gorakhpur have registered one complaint each.
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