Asaram aide's anticipatory bail rejected

Sep 13, 2013, 00:42 IST | Agencies

A Rajasthan court on Thursday rejected the anticipatory bail application filed by Shilpi, an aide of Asaram Bapu, in a case of abetting an alleged sexual assault by the spiritual guru on a minor last month

Shilpi is the warden of the hostel in Madhya Pradesh’s Chhindwara where the girl, who accused Asaram of sexual assault, stayed.

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Opposing the anticipatory bail, Prosecution counsel Anand Purohit told the court that police had enough evidence against her. 

“The court rejected the bail application,” he said. According to the 16-year-old girl, the guru sexually assaulted her on the pretext of exorcism. 

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