Asaram's judicial custody extended till October 25
Jodhpur: A local court on Friday extended till October 25 the judicial custody of self-styled spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, who had been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a minor girl.
The 72-year-old Asaram has been lodged in Jodhpur Central Jail since September 01.
Asaram and his son Narayan Sai have also filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court seeking quashing of the complaints of sexual assault filed against them by two Surat-based sisters.
"We have filed a petition seeking quashing of complaints filed against Asaram Bapu and son Narayan Sai," said their lawyer Yatin Oza.
The petition is likely to come up for hearing in a few days.
Asaram, 72, is currently lodged in Jodhpur jail in connection with another sexual assault case while the whereabouts of Sai are not known.
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