The controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is facing charges of sexualt assault, was on Thursday admitted to Ayurveda hospital in Jodhpur following complain of insomnia and body ache.
“He has been suffering from ‘Anant Vaat’ and was finding it difficult to move his body. We have started his treatment through ‘Panch Karma’ and will keep him in hospital until he recovers,” said a doctor of the hospital.
Asaram had complained to the jail authorities that he had been suffering from insomnia and bodyache for quite some time, following which, the jail administration took him to the hospital at Rajasthan Ayurveda University on Thursday.
Being admitted at the hospital, Asaram did not appear in the court, where the trial of his sexual assault case had begun on Wednesday and the prosecution witnesses had started deposing before the court.
He, however, had appeared in the court on Wednesday but the court exempted him from appearance on health ground on Thursday.