Asaram Bapu’s medical condition stable: AIIMS board tells Supreme Court

Asaram, accused of rape, had refused to undergo several tests, the seven-member board also said in its report filed before the bench of Justices A K Sikri and N V Ramana.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published:October 3, 2016 5:36 pm
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A medical board of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) today told the Supreme Court that the health condition of self-styled religious figure Asaram Bapu was stable. Asaram, accused of rape, had refused to undergo several tests, the seven-member board also said in its report filed before the bench of Justices A K Sikri and N V Ramana.

“Finding from the extent of completed evaluation reveal petitioner’s (Asaram) medical condition as ‘stable’. However, coronary, carotid and prostate evaluation remained incomplete as the petitioner refused to undergo the requisite tests,” the report said. The report was prepared after examining Asaram on September 19, 20 and 21 in compliance with the apex court directions.

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The bench posted the matter for further hearing on October 17. On August 11, the apex court had denied interim bail to Asaram in a rape case and directed AIIMS to set up a medical board to ascertain his health condition before taking up his regular bail plea.

Asaram was arrested by Jodhpur Police on August 31, 2013 and has been in jail since then. On August 9, the High Court had rejected his bail application in the rape case. A teenage girl had accused Asaram of sexual assault at his ashram in Manai village near Jodhpur. The girl belonging to Shahjahanpur in Uttar Pradesh was a student living in the ashram.

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    Oct 4, 2016 at 12:52 pm
    Another fake story.Don't act as a judge.The matter is in court and nothing has been proved yet.So don't spread fake story. Already people are loosing faith in you.Shame
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      Ajay Kulkarni
      Oct 4, 2016 at 8:50 pm
      No evidence of rape case in medical report or in;br/gt;Do not fool public by declaring a rape . An innocent can not be declared culprit on false allegations by media barking 24/7
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        Kanwaljit Singh
        Oct 4, 2016 at 2:39 am
        Asa Ram along with his followers should be sent to Border to fight stani Army. Save our Army all the hle.
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          Shekhar Gadewar
          Oct 4, 2016 at 8:57 am
          But court said that the declaration will be given Dashera!lt;br/gt;lt;br/gt;Is media above court?
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            Rajeshwar Kumar
            Oct 6, 2016 at 10:03 am
            If someone want's to know whats the actual truth behind the allegations on AsharamJI Bapu's Case they must view this video. lt;br/gt;Goal is, Don`t Let The Hindus Unite - Dr Subramanian Swamy | Sant Asaram Bapu Case lt;br/gt;rJRW302kAocDT6L2bIl6
            1. V
              Oct 4, 2016 at 12:56 pm
              Media accuses, conducts the trial, gives the verdict. They do it all. They consider themselves above the judiciary. Shame on them!
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