Mon, 16 Sep 2013 08:45:00 GMT | By PTI

Asaram case: Girl’s lawyer claims fresh threats

Lawyer says he has asked the police to ensure adequate security to the family


Asaram case: Girl’s lawyer claims fresh threats (© Reuters)

Jodhpur: Counsel for the girl, who was allegedly sexually exploited by Asaram Bapu, on Sunday claimed to have received threats from followers of the self-styled godman.

Lawyer of the victim, Manish Vyas, claimed the threat was issued to a friend of the victim's father asking him to withdraw the statements of her daughter against Asaram.

Referring to an audio clip, Vyas said the girl and her family continue to receive threats from Asaram's followers.

"I have urged the police to ensure adequate security to the family," Vyas said.

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