BJP leader Subramanian Swamy—who had appeared in Asaram’s defence—argued that the case against Asaram was fabricated and that he deserved bail.
After framing the charges, the court kept further trial proceedings on June 23.
Asaram is languishing in Jodhpur jail since his arrest in September 2013.
The Surat police had arrested seven accused among 12 who were allegedly involved in attacks on witnesses.
They alleged that the local police have not arrested anyone in this connection yet.
Narayan will be under the police surveilence during the bail period and state DGP will deploy an officer for this purpose.
Asaram wants to be released to perform the last rites of his sister’s son who died on March 19.
They were seized from a real estate developer during the investigation of father-son rape case.
The report said Asaram did not need any surgery and that medicines were sufficient to take care of his ailments.
In 2001, Akhil Gupta became Asaram’s personal cook and started accompanying him on his tours.
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The Surat district police have beefed up the security of two Surat sisters, the complainants in the case.
Two sisters in Surat have accused Asaram Bapu and his son Narayan Sai of raping them.
Police said Akhil Gupta (35) was returning to his residence in Geeta Enclave when two unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot him dead.
There are charges of rape, criminal conspiracy and other offences framed against Asaram by a Jodhpur court.