New Delhi, Sept 4: It seems that more trouble is brewing for 72-year-old arrested self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.
In a shocking revelation, it has been reported that Asaram's caretaker Shiva (who was with him at Manai ashram in Jodhpur on the day of incident) and the Madhya Pradesh's Chhindwara gurukul hostel warden Shilpi played an important role behind Asaram's charges of allegedly assaulting many other girls.
Shiva, a key witness in the alleged sexual assault case, is cooling his heels behind bars as he was remanded to one-day police custody after he was produced in the district and sessions court in Jodhpur yesterday evening.
Shipi, an another accused is reportedly absconding since she came under the police radar. Meanwhile, Jodhpur police has formed a team to search her whereabouts.
According to police officials, "Shilpi and Keshav (another hostel attendant) had scared the girl's parents that she was possessed by an evil spirit and they should take her to Asaram for some religious rituals. On their advice, the girl's parents took her to Jodhpur ashram where Asaram is accused of sexually assaulting her on the night of August 15."
Shiva was outside the room when the girl was assaulted and he had threatened her against disclosing the incident to anyone.
Another startling revelation said that Shilpi used to send many girls and women to Asaram on a regular basis while Shiva used to stand as a guard outside his ashram.
Jodhpur court rejected Asaram Bapu's bail plea.
During police investigations, if reports are to believed, it has come to the fore that Shilpi also had physical relations with Asaram from last many years. In return to that, Asaram reportedly gifted her two flats each in Delhi and Ahmedabad.
All these revelations, whether they are true or not, have definitely given a huge shock to his followers and disciples.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that victim's family has got threats to withdraw their demand for the CBI probe into the sexual assault case.
In a major setback, Jodhpur court also rejected Asaram Bapu's bail plea.
Prosecutors in court argued that Asaram could tamper the evidence and influence the case if he gets bail.
Here's taking a look at some of more alleged revelations at the Asaram Bapu:
Come and sleep on my lap: Asaram to a TV journalist
A news channel has claimed that in a sting operation, Asaram Bapu allegedly asked a female journalist to sleep on his lap.
Asaram switched off the light of room?
The 16-year-old girl told in her police statement that Asaram switched off the light of the room where she was sexually assaulted by him. She has also alleged that at the time of the incident, Asaram was naked and he touched her inappropriately and also kissed her.
Asaram touches girls on the pretext of blessings?
A girl from Raipur has alleged that Asaram has touched her private parts on the pretext of giving blessings to her, when she attended one of his spiritual discourse.
What girl said in her police statement...
The 16-old-girl has also alleged that Asaram asked her to perform oral sex on him which she declined.
Asaram Bapu- From a tea-seller to the spiritual guru
While digging into his past, the Jodhpur police has come to know that the spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, as he is known to the world, was once a tea-seller Asumal!
Asaram's dark side of character
Clad in a white dhoti-kurta and an equally matched white-long beard, the Asaram Bapu's character is not as 'white' as it should have been. Instead, it is painted with "shades of grey"....
Asaram Bapu cleared the potency test
72-year-old Asaram Bapu's 'sexual' side was revealed when he cleared the potency test, that too without the usage of any drug!
Shiva, Asaram's caretaker- a key witness
Shiva was remanded to one-day police custody after he was produced in the district and sessions court in Jodhpur on Tuesday evening.