Asaram arrest: Girl's father ends fast-unto-death, happy with step one

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Asaram arrest: Girl's father ends fast
Jodhpur, Sep 1: Girl's father ends hunger strike after Asaram's arrest yesterday night.

The father of the 16-year old girl, who has accused Asaram Bapu of sexually assaulting her, called off his fast-unto-death soon after the arrest of the godman in Indore.

Circle Officer, City, Rajeswar Singh offered the girl's father juice to end his fast that he began yesterday morning
demanding immediate arrest of Asaram.

"The first hurdle has been overcome. We would take our fight forward," the father said after ending his fast after

He thanked the media saying "the arrest has been made possible because of their efforts".

Asaram Bapu has landed in Jodhpur. Police sources also told that they will be taking him to an undisclosed location for questioning.

The father of the 16-year old girl called off his fast-unto-death.

Asaram, 72, was arrested by the Jodhpur Police after midnight from his Ashram and was taken to Indore Airport escorted by a large posse police personnel. He spent the night at the airport, the sources said.

The arrest was made after a team of doctors from Indore's Medical College found him fit for questioning and travel, the sources said.

Armed with the medical report, a team of Jodhpur police arrested Asaram and whisked him in a white jeep about half an hour after the stroke of midnight, after waiting for nearly eight hours at the ashram.

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