In jail, Asaram given blanket, mug and mat
Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl, was on Monday sent to 14 days' judicial custody by a court in Rajasthan.
As his supporters clashed with police outside, the bearded 72-year-old entered the Jodhpur Central Jail and was offered a ‘chatai’ or reed mat, a blanket and a mug for his prison stay.
“He is fine and is being treated as a usual prisoner,” a jail official said.
Asaram and his supporters have denied the charge. Police say, however, that they have a water-tight case against him.