A case has been registered against Asaram Bapu after a 16-year-old girl alleged that she was sexually assaulted by the godman at his Jodhpur ashram. Even as the ashram members claim it's another attempt by his enemies to malign his name, Asaram Bapu is no stranger to controversies. Take a look!
Source : AFP
December 2009: A complaint was filed against Asaram Bapu and two others for the murder of a former follower in Ahmedabad.
March 2010: The Gujarat government reclaimed 67000 sq metres of land which was allegedly encroached upon by his ashram in Ahmedabad.
September 2012: The Gujarat CID filed a chargesheet against 7 office-bearers at Asaram's ashram in connection with the mysterious death of two boys in 2008.
December 2012: Asaram Bapu said that the victim of the infamous Delhi gangrape was also to be blamed for the incident
January 2013: The Serious Fraud Investigating Office recommended his prosecution in a Rs 700-crore land grab case in Madhya Pradesh.
February 2013: A 24-year-old man died under mysterious circumstances at Asaram's ashram in Jabalpur.
The fresh charges against Asaram are nothing new but it remains to be seen whether this case will see its logical end or this too disappear into oblivion.