Asaram Bapu Given Life Term In 2013 Rape Case
Self-styled godman Aasaram Bapu has been sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2013 Rape Case. On January 31, Gandhinagar Court in Gujarat announced the verdict, a day after he was convicted in the rape case. Notably, a disciple of Asaram Bapu approached the police and registered a case against him, based on his statement, the self-styled godman was convicted.The so-called spiritual leader was booked under sections of IPC.
Tags: religious leader, Asaram Bapu, Rape Convict, Life Term, Gujarat Court
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SC Sends Notice To Gujarat Government In Response To Asaram Bapu's Bail Application
Supreme Court has given the Gujarat government notice in response to a petition for bail filed by self-described godman Asaram Bapu, who cited his advanced age and failing health as reasons. A bench of Justices asked Gujarat for a response and scheduled the case for hearing on September 7. Asaram is facing rape and illegal detention accusations after one of his former Gujarat devotees accused him of sexual abuse.
Tags: Supreme Court of India, notice, Gujarat Government, Asaram Bapu, Bail Plea
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Rajasthan HC Rejects Asaram Bapu's Bail Plea For Medical Treatment
The Rajasthan High Court on May 21 rejected the self-styled godman Asaram Bapu’s plea for interim bail to pursue medical treatment through Ayurveda in Haridwar. Reportedly, the court, after considering his COVID-19 positive report, addressed the district and jail administration to ensure proper treatment to the minor rape convict Asaram. Moreover, the bench mentioned the return of the convict to Jodhpur central jail after his recovery.
Tags: Rajasthan High Court, Asaram Bapu, AIIMS, Jodhpur Jail, rape
Courtesy: Hindustan Times