Ram Bahadur Bomjan, 28, also faces allegations of physically and sexually assaulting his followers
A Nepali spiritual leader believed by his followers to be a reincarnation of Buddha is under investigation over the disappearance of several devotees, police in Kathmandu have said.
Ram Bahadur Bomjan, known as “Buddha boy”, became famous in 2005 after followers said he could meditate motionless for months without water, food or sleep in Nepal’s jungles.
Written by AFP in Kathmandu
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