A picture of self-proclaimed god-woman, Radhe Maa sitting on the chair of station house officer (SHO) of east Delhi’s Vivek Vihar police station is going viral. The picture was allegedly taken during Dussehra last week. The SHO of east Delhi’s Vivek Vihar police station was clicked standing with his hands folded while the god-woman occupied his chair.
The photo emerged on Thursday, a week after the incident happened. The SHO Sanjay Sharma himself confirmed the incident to Hindustan Times. “She occupied my chair for barely a few minutes… I folded my hands and requested her to leave the office… She is a religious figure,” the SHO said.
According to Nupur Prasad, DCP (Shahdara), the SHO has been taken off duty. He has been sent to district lines. “The matter has been taken very seriously and an inquiry at the DCP level initiated,” said Prasad. Further action will be taken after reviewing a ‘conduct report’ in this case, she said.
The SHO said he was in his office around 11.30pm on 28 September when Radhe Maa and her followers were on their way to a Ramleela. “Her followers said she wanted to visit the washroom. So, I allowed her to use the toilet (in the SHO’s office).”
As the toilet was located right behind my chair, when she came out, she sat on the SHO’s chair. “There were 15-20 of her disciples along with her. They stood nearby,” said the SHO. The picture shows the smiling SHO standing next to Radhe Maa with folded hands and a red ‘chunri’ (stole) around his neck. “All this got over in less than 5 minutes,” the SHO claimed.