Indian guru jailed for life for teen rape

Indian guru jailed for life for teen rape

An Indian court has found a high-profile spiritual guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013 and he faces a maximum sentence of life in prison. The victim had alleged in her complaint that Asaram had called her to his ashram in Manai near Jodhpur and raped her on the night of August 15, 2013.

Meanwhile, Asaram's spokesperson Neelam Dubey claimed that they will approach the higher court and are confident that "bapuji will be proven innocent and truth will come out".

Asaram was found guilty of sexually assaulting a then 16-year-old follower during a religious ceremony meant to cure her of evil spirits, held at his ashram in Manai village near Jodhpur, on August 15, 2013.

With the help of local politicians and believers, Harpalani soon oversaw a vast empire of about 400 ashrams and businesses selling various herbal products and publishing dozens of books of his teachings. His bail applications were rejected by different courts.

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Numerous followers, she said, had gathered at the ashram after they heard about the verdict this morning. He is now lodged in Jodhpur Central jail.

Police patrol outside Jodhpur Central Jail, where Asaram Bapu has been held since September 2013, in Jodhpur in the desert state of Rajasthan, India, April 25, 2018. Also, it is huge win and justice for the victim because people like Asaram are destroying the faith and using it against the humanity against us.

When Asaram Bapu was arrested in 2013 for the rapes, many violent clashes took place between the Bapu's followers and police in a number of major Indian cities. Two more were acquitted.

Apprehending a threat to law and order, the Centre had asked Rajasthan, Gujarat and Haryana Governments to tighten security and deploy additional forces as the three States have a large number of Asaram followers. He also has been accused of killing four boys during black magic rituals and acquiring land illegally.

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In small groups, Asaram's followers had arrived early in the morning for their daily routine of holding prayers and chanting shlokas behind the tall, grilled gates of the sprawling ashram on the banks of the Sabarmati river.

Asaram has also courted controversy in recent years with his debatable views.

Asaram's official website states that he was born as Asumal Sirumalani in 1941 in Berani village of Sindh in Pakistan. The victim stood by her allegations despite all the intimidation.

The police had also made elaborate arrangements to check influx of Asaram's supporters to the city through trains or by road.

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