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Sexual assault case: court rejects Asaram's bail plea

Ahmedabad: A Gandhinagar court today rejected self-styled godman Asaram's bail application in the sexual assault case lodged against him by one of the two Surat-based sisters.Sessions judge D T Soni rejected Asaram's bail plea on

PTI PTI Updated on: October 30, 2013 19:14 IST

He was grilled by Special Investigation Team (SIT) set up by city police commissioner to probe the complaint against him.

Last week, he was taken back to Jodhpur.

His son, Narayan Sai, against whom the younger of the two sisters has registered a complaint of sexual assault, is absconding and Surat police are searching for him across the country.

Meanwhile, one Jaswantika Chaudhary, a security woman stationed at Asaram's ashram here, was granted anticipatory bail by Soni in connection with the case on the grounds that her role in the incident was minimal.

She was also named as an accused in the complaint lodged against Asaram.

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