Supreme Court Directs UP, Haryana Government To Provide Security To Witnesses In Asaram Rape Case  

The Supreme Court on Friday directed the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana to provide full protection to the witnesses in the Asaram Bapu case. An apex court bench headed by Justice Arjan Kumar Sikri and also comprising Justice Ashok Bhushan passed the interim order Friday after hearing the plea filed by the lawyer for the four witnesses. Utsav Bains, the advocate for petitioners, argued before the court and sought full protection of the four witnesses in the case.