42 bags containing crores of rupees recovered from ashrams of Asaram, Narayan Sai!
Surat, April 22: Self-proclaimed jailed Godman Asaram Bapu and his son Narayan Sai have embroiled themselves into fresh trouble.
According to media reports, the father-son duo have been imposed a fine of whopping Rs 750 crore.
Assistant Commissioner of Police Mukesh Patel on Friday, April 22, told a news agency, ''Raids against both the spiritual gurus had led to recovery of hoards of cash and property papers.''
During the raid, 42 bags containing crores of rupees were allegedly recovered by the Income tax authorities.
Asaram's lawyer Kalpesh Desai confirmed about the I-T raid at the ashrams of tainted godmen in Surat.
Asaram had allegedly sexually assaulted a 16-year-old girl at his ashram near Jodhpur in Rajasthan in 2013, following which he was arrested.
Later, a Surat-based woman had accused Asaram of raping her repeatedly between 1997 and 2006 during her stay in his ashram.
The younger sister of the complainant had levelled the allegation of rape against his son Narayan Sai between 2002 and 2005, following which he was booked under various sections of IPC, including rape, unnatural sex, molestation, wrongful confinement.