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Rajasthan Gets Notice From SC For Asharam Charges

by RajasthanDirect
Jul 05, 2014

Supreme Court had issued a notice to Rajasthan government for the bail plea of spiritual guru Asaram Bapu who is accused of the rape case in the state’s Jodhpur while asking him to approach the Gujarat High Court for bail in another alleged rape case registered against him in Surat.

While asking Asaram Bapu to approach the Gujarat High Court for seeking bail, a bench of Justice T.S. Thakur and Justice C. Nagappan asked the Rajasthan government to file its response on his plea and directed the listing of the matter in August.

The court will also hear Asaram Bapu’s plea that he be allowed to place before the trial court documents to assert that the alleged victim was not a minor when the alleged rape took place.

Asaram has been booked for offences of rape, wrongful confinement, criminal intimidation and word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman under the Indian Penal Code, sections of the Prevention of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) and the Juvenile Justice Act.

Src- https://in.news.yahoo.com/sc-notice-rajasthan-asaram-bapus-bail-plea-140803934.html

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