Asaram Bapu’s Bail Plea Dismissed Again


Jodhpur : The bail request of self proclaimed godman Asaram, who is in prison regarding an physical assault case, was on Friday rejected by a sessions court in Jodhpur.

Asaram Bapu's Bail Plea Dismissed Again SAMAYAThis is the 6th bail plea of 74-year-old Asaram which has been rejected by the court. He was sent to imprison in August, 2013 for purportedly sexually assulting a 16-year-old lady. Refering to the request of the court, the victim’s counsel, P C Solanki said, “The court did not consider the contentions like the time of Asaram and postponed FIR by the young lady”.

Asaram was spoken to in court by BJP pioneer Subramanian Swamy. Swamy had showed up in the court on Monday to argue on the bail application.

The court had finished the contentions on bail application on Monday itself and had held the request for today. While Asaram was not in court, countless supporters were present.