More details of the attack on the lawyer is not known.
On Thurday, magistrate's court in Jodhpur provided a copy of the charge sheet to Asaram's lawyer as per the accused's request. The charge sheet has charged Asaram with violating Section 376 (rape), Section 377 (unnatural sex), Section 342 (wrongful confinment), Section 120 B (criminal conspiracy) and Section 201 (causing disappearance of evidence of offence) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), among other charges.
Those named in the charge sheet apart from Asaram, are his wife Lakshmi, daughter Bharti and four women followers Dhruvben, Nirmala, Jassi and Meera who have been charged with abetment, illegal confinement and conspiracy.
Asaram's advocate has demanded that the accused should be provided a chartered flight to bring him to court from Jodhpur jail to attend the hearing on January 29.
The Surat police had on October 6 2013 registered complaints filed by two Surat sisters -- one against Asaram and the other against his son Narayan Sai.