Asaram, who is currently lodged in Jodhpur Central Jail, has been accused of sexually harassing a minor girl in his ashram near Jodhpur on Aug 15. Now with police latest charge against the septuagenarian, Asaram may face more trouble in pursuing the sexual assault case hurled against him.
What is Pedophilia?
Asaram may face more trouble in pursuing the sexual assault case
An adolescent who is 16 years of age or older must be at least five years older than the prepubescent child before the attraction can be diagnosed as pedophilia.
Asarm denied bail:
Rajasthan High Court on Tuesday, Oct 1 rejected bail plea filed by Asaram's lawyer Ram Jethmalani. Meanwhile, his judicial custody also has been extended till Oct 11.
Although the spiritual guru overruled all allegations against him, he had cleared potency and other medical tests. Jodhpur police have been opposing the bail plea filed by Asaram's counsel.