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Sexual assault case: Ahmedabad police question Asaram`s wife, daughter

PTI | Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 16:19

Ahmedabad: Controversial self-styled godman Asaram Bapu`s wife and daughter were on Sunday questioned by police here in connection with the sexual assault case filed against him by a Surat-based woman.

Asaram`s wife Laxmi and daughter Bharti were today questioned by the Special Investigation Team constituted by Ahmedabad Police at the Anti Terrorist Squad`s office, a police officer said.

The victim, who has accused Asaram of repeated sexual assaults during her stay in Asaram`s ashram here between 1997 and 2006, has said in her complaint that on one occasion Asaram`s wife and daughter had helped him in committing the crime.

The magistrate`s court in Gandhinagar yesterday remanded Asaram in further police custody till October 22 (Tuesday).

The victim`s younger sister has levelled similar allegations against Asaram`s son Narayan Sai.

First Published: Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 10:43

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