Eminent lawyer Ram Jethmalani today gave forceful arguments in support of godman Asaram's bail application before the Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan High Court.
Online PR News – 15-January-2014 – New Delhi – NEW DELHI (15 JAN, 2014): For the second time this year disciples of AsaramJi Bapu have been left disappointed by the courts decision. The Jodhpur bench of Rajasthan High Court today heard pressing points presented by Defence lawyer Ram Jethmalani in favour of allowing a plea for AsaramJi Bapu. The 75 year old Saint has been imprisoned for close to half year now and not a single allegation has been proved yet. On top of that the Saint has been languishing in jail under harsh weather winter conditions among other things.
Asaram BapuJi was imprisoned following rape charges brought against him by two women were under his care in his Ashram. Despite several shortcomings in the allegations, Pujya Shree was despite many shortcomings in his case, later the defense side poked holes through the allegations but could not succeed in securing a bail for AsaramJi Bapu.
This court hearing for bail for AsaramJi Bapu was to be heard on January 7th but was postponed when the prosecution accused defense of deliberately trying to extend the case to buy time. The court came to the decision that all accused must be presented in court all together on 14th January. Today, the defence side made a very strong case in favour of the Saint and implored the court to consider important facts about his age and contribution to the society. All previous instances of plea before this were rejected on the grounds that AsaramJi Bapu may influence the families who brought charges against him.