After five years rape charges were leveled against godman, Asaram Bapu, the Jodhpur Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe Court today awarded life imprisonment to Asaram till death, while the two other co-accused got a 20-year term. The judgment in the case was pronounced inside the Jodhpur Central Jail. And fine 1 lakh to each culprit.
The five charges leveled against Asaram Bapu were, raping a minor girl, criminal intimidation, wrongful confinement, criminal conspiracy, and Sexual Harassment.
Asaram, who is currently lodged in the Jodhpur Central jail, was facing trial in two sexual assault cases: one in Rajasthan and the other in Gujarat.