New Delhi: The self-styled godman Asumal Sirumalani, commonly known as Asaram Bapu who is charged of raping a 16-year-old has hit the headlines yet again. This time for his flirty comment to an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) nurse.
The controversial religious leader was at the hospital for medical examinations when the incident occurred. Asaram Bapu was admitted to AIIMS for his check-up by a medical board after he had complained citing medical problems.
As per reports, when the nurse came to his room to serve him breakfast (bread and butter) at AIIMS, Asaram Bapu allegedly told the nurse that there was no need for butter, as she was herself like it. “Your cheeks are red like apples, you must be a Kashmiri,” the 72-year-old self-styled godman allegedly commented on the nurse.
Asaram Bapu was arrested after a minor girl filed a complaint with the police on August 20, 2013, accusing him of sexually assaulting her at his ashram in Jodhpur.
Asaram is currently serving sentence at the Central Jail in Jodhpur in Rajasthan since September 2, 2013, and is also being tried under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO).