No relief to Asaram Bapu in rape cases, next hearing on November 28

The religious guru had earlier knocked the doors of the apex court seeking bail on health grounds.

By: ANI | New Delhi | Published:November 21, 2016 1:26 pm
Asaram Bapu, Asaram, Asaram Bapu case, Asaram Bapu rape case, Asaram Bapu rape, rape, Asaram Bapu bail, Asaram bail, india news The self proclaimed ‘Godman’ Asaram Bapu. (Source: File)

In a major setback to self- styled religious guru Asaram Bapu, the Supreme Court on Monday refused to give him relief in connection with two rape cases registered against him. The apex court bench headed by Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose will hear the matter next on November 28. Asaram had earlier knocked the doors of the apex court seeking bail on health grounds.

The Gujarat Government had earlier told the apex court division bench that the rape case registered against Asaram would very likely proceed in an expeditious manner, adding that the trial would be completed within six months so the bail should not be granted to him in the case.

The Supreme Court had earlier this month sought the response of the Centre and five states on a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged murder of children through black magic and attacks on ten witnesses in Asaram Bapu rape cases.

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    mc
    Jan 23, 2017 at 3:03 am
    He is a victim of legal terrorist. Court failed to prove he raped the girl after long three years keeping a man in jail. No law can arrest a innocent men. The court and polices are the terrorist if they are torturing a innocent man, they should be sentenced to jail for life. If the man has been arrested to please women empowerment then dont vote for Modi if he (Modi) fails to provide justice to the victim man.
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      Navin Gujrati
      Nov 23, 2016 at 3:30 pm
      There is no rape case according to Medical report.then how are you saying he is rapist.why do you become judge. Publish News impartially.
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        Ajayk
        Nov 22, 2016 at 8:45 pm
        He is innocent with no charges proven since last 3 years .lt;br/gt;There is no evidence of rape in medical report and hence no FIRlt;br/gt;Media should stop fooling public by priting misleading information about a saint
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          arun dass
          Nov 21, 2016 at 8:06 am
          this Asaram fake man must be prosecuted , he is an insult to Hindus
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            Gudla Deepak
            Nov 21, 2016 at 12:35 pm
            Baapu nahi kayi nazaayaj bachoan ka baap hai.
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              Guruji
              Nov 21, 2016 at 10:33 am
              Bapu is Virile, he cannot be roaming free among men and women and children period. He has eliminated all witnesses systematically and in none the murderers were prosecuted. It will be a mockery of Justice to all those innocent who believed him and placed their trust in him to be in turn raped by him !!!
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                Kanwaljit Singh
                Nov 23, 2016 at 10:49 pm
                Terrorists have not to be proved in the court first they are terrorists before being called terroists.. By the same logic I guess.
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                  Kanwaljit Singh
                  Nov 23, 2016 at 10:51 pm
                  The judges of our honourable courts are no fools. They know better.Imagine it was one's own daughter being molested by some lecherous old so called saint will one react the same way?
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