BREAKING- Asaram Awarded Life Imprisonment for Rape

April 25, 2018

In a remarkable verdict today, self- proclaimed Godman Asaram Bapu has been convicted of rape and awarded imprisonment for life by a Court in Jodhpur. Alongwith Asaram Bapu his two associates have been awarded imprisonment for 20 years. The impugned case relates to the rape and confinement of a minor girl by Asaram Bapu and his associates in his Ashram in Jodhpur in the year 2013.

In view of the aforesaid gruesome incident, a chargesheet had been filed against Asharam Bapu in 2013 and he has been in judicial custody since then.

This is a second incident whereby self-proclaimed Godman has been convicted for rape and sexual assault offences.

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