October 8, 2013 2:04:43 am
A Lookout notice was issued against jailed spiritual guru Asaram Bapus son Narayan Sai on Monday,a day after fresh sexual abuse complaints were lodged against the father-son duo by two sisters.
We have issued a lookout notice against Narayan Sai,son of Asaram, said Surat Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana. We have informed immigration authorities that a grave offence has been registered against him. This (lookout notice) is a precautionary step so that he cannot leave the country, Asthana said.
In Jaipur,irate residents ransacked Asarams ashram in Kardhani area at Jhotwara. Raising slogans against Asaram,a group of about 15 people pelted stones at the ashram and smashed furniture and window panes,said ACP Jhotwara Nasimulah Khan. They also damaged some vehicles,including a bus,two cars and some motorcycles,parked outside the ashram.
In Surat,Asthana said police teams have started investigation in the case. He said they have identified a few locations where Sai could be. Asthana had said on Sunday that Sai would be questioned regarding the complaint.
Police have registered two complaints one against Asaram and the other against Sai of rape,sexual assault and illegal confinement.
The elder sister has accused Asaram of repeated sexual assault between 1997 and 2006,during the time she was living in his ashram on the outskirts of Ahmedabad city.
The younger sister has accused Asarams son of repeated sexual assault between 2002 and 2005 when she was living in their Surat ashram.
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