Witness in rape case against Daati Maharaj threatened

Jun 30, 2018, 11:05 IST | Agencies

The men, who claimed to be associates of Daati Maharaj, held Jain at gunpoint and asked him to step out of the car, the complaint stated

Witness in rape case against Daati Maharaj threatened
Daati Maharaj. File pic

One of the witnesses in the rape case against self-styled godman Daati Maharaj has lodged a police complaint, alleging that he had received threats from the associates of the former, police said on Friday.

In his complaint, Sachin Jain, a prime witness in the rape case against Daati Maharaj, has stated that at around 11.30 pm on June 23, while he was returning from Sohna with his family in a car, six men in an SUV intercepted their vehicle, the police said.

The men, who claimed to be associates of Daati Maharaj, held Jain at gunpoint and asked him to step out of the car, the complaint stated. The men threatened Jain with dire consequences if he spoke to the media or gave any evidence against Daati Maharaj in court, it added.

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