Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Asaram Bapu, arrested for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, has demanded that the court a female ‘vaidya’ (ayurvedic physician) who had treated him earlier be allowed to carry out his check-up in Johpur jail.
The controversial godman has appealed to the judge, saying that he suffers from ‘Trinadi Shool Rog’ and the ‘vaidya’ who used to treat him at his ashram should be allowed to visit him in jail daily for two hours for treatment.
Asaram, who was arrested for sexually assaulting a minor girl is currently lodged in Jodhpur Central Jail after a court on Monday sent him to 14-day judicial custody.
Meanwhile, the Rajasthan police have accessed a video clip from the caretaker of the spiritual guru, Shiva’s mobile featuring the controversial godman with a girl, reports said on Friday.
Earlier, it was reported that Shiva possessed CDs featuring the controversial preacher with his female followers in his ‘dhyan ki kutiya’ (meditation hut).
According to reports in Hindi newspapers, Asaram used to make the CDs of him with his female devotees in the hut in order to blackmail them.
The godman has been accused by a 16-year-old girl of sexually assaulting her at his ashram in Rajasthan`s Jodhpur city. The godman has denied the charge. Police, however, claimed they had a water-tight case against him.