Asaram rape case: 'Godman' and 2 accused convicted, 2 others acquitted

Jodhpur Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Court has convicted Asaram and two other accused in Asaram rape case. Two other accused have been acquitted. Two sexual assault cases were filed against Asaram in Rajasthan and Gujarat. The judgement in the case was pronounced inside the Jodhpur Central Jail. In the case registered in Rajasthan, a teenage girl had accused Asaram of sexual assault at his ashram in Manai village near Jodhpur. While in Gujarat, the two Surat-based sisters had lodged separate complaints against the self-styled Godman and his son Narayan Sai, accusing them of rape. The Jodhpur Police arrested Asaram on August 3, 2013, and since then, he is in prison.