New Delhi: The Supreme Court will hear bail plea of rape accused self-proclaimed godman Asaram on Monday.
The Apex court had denied the bail to Asaram in August and had directed the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) to set up a medical board to ascertain his health. The seven-member board, in its report to the top court had said that Asaram’s health was stable.
Asaram has been in jail since his arrest in August 2013 for sexually assaulting a minor girl at his Jodhpur Ashram. His counsel have been seeking bail for him citing his health issues.
First Published | 24 October 2016 2:03 PM