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Asaram Bapu rape case: SC raps Gujarat govt on its knuckles for slow progress

Gujarat Government Was Pulled Up By The Supreme Court On Monday For The Slow Trial In The Rape Case Involving Self-styled Godman Asaram Bapu.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Arshi Aggarwal | Updated on: 28 Aug 2017, 12:06:35 PM
Asaram Bapu rape case: SC wraps Gujarat govt on its knuckles for slow progress

New Delhi:

Gujarat government was pulled up by the Supreme Court on Monday for the slow trial in the rape case involving self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.

The apex court questioned as to why the victim has not been examined till now and asked the Gujarat government to file an affidavit in this regard.

The Jodhpur Police arrested Asaram on August 3, 2013 and since then, he is in prison.

A Surat-based woman has accused Asaram of sexual assaults between 1997 and 2006 when she was living in his Ashram on the outskirts of Ahmedabad city.

In pics: From Asaram Bapu to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, self-styled ‘Godmen’ accused in rape, criminal cases

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First Published : 28 Aug 2017, 12:01:44 PM