An Indian spiritual guru and multi-millionaire has convinced up to 400 followers that they should cut off their own testicles, Metro reported.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, 47, said the castrations would bring the men closer to God.
The painful procedures were carried out at a hospital owned by Singh, who is worth $40 million.
He also has around 50 million followers worldwide. Singh has been dubbed the "Guru in Bling."
The men were castrated around the year 2000 but the cases are only now coming to light as Singh is accused of grievous bodily harm by India's Central Bureau of Investigation. READ MORE