A case of rape has come to light of an American woman who came to the pilgrimage center to learn yoga. The woman was learning yoga in a yoga school here. The police have registered a case against the accused staff of the Yogashala. Search for him is going on.
The incident is of Nath Yogashala located at the Tapovan Police Post area of Munikirati police station. According to Inspector RK Saklani, in-charge of Munikirati police station, the victim told the police that she had come here from America to learn yoga. Yogashala had a birthday party last Tuesday night. The woman alleges that after the party, a man named Geetansh, who works in a yoga school, forced her to drink alcohol and then raped her.
Rape of another foreign woman in 10 days
Incidents of molestation of foreign tourists and seekers are increasing in the Munikirati police station area. This is the second case of rape of a foreign woman in the past 10 days in the area. Earlier, on March 5, a Japanese woman staying at the Vishwa Chetna Ashram in Tapovan had complained of raping her in the ashram. In this case, the police arrested Baba Dayanand Puri, the owner of the alleged ashram.
Devendra Vihar’s panic
In the Devendra Vihar area of Shyampur police chowki of Rishikesh, the locals are troubled by the terror of the people. Troubled people have demanded action from the police. In the Devendra Vihar area under Gumaniwala gram sabha, people are greatly disturbed by scooty and bike riding maneuvers.
Along with Deputy Chief Rajesh Vyas, a large number of troubled people reached the Shyampur police post and submitted a memorandum to Sub-Inspector Arun Tyagi. Locals associated with the Devendra Vihar Welfare Society said that a large number of boys and girls with scooty and bikes stand on the middle road outside Agape Mission School, including Devendra Vihar street number 13 and 14.
On a two-wheeler, three to four people roam here often making loud noises. Due to which especially women and the elderly are more upset. Villagers said that the police had acted on the complaint earlier, which gave some relief here. However, now again such anti-social elements have become active here. Those who gave memorandum included JR Chamoli, Ravindra Chaudhary, UP Khanduri, Shanti Devi, Sudhir Kandwal, etc.