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Asaram rape case verdict: Security provided to family of witness who was shot dead

By Pti
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    Muzaffarnagar, Apr 25: Ahead of the Asaram Bapu's verdict in Jodhpur today (April 25), security has been provided to the family of Akhil Gupta, a witness in the rape case against the self styled godman in Surat, who was shot dead in January 2015.

    "Security has been provided to the wife and father of Gupta," SP (city) Ombir Singh said.

    Asaram Bapu

    He was returning home from his shop on a scooter when the two motorcycle-borne assailant shot at him on Januray 11, 2015. Gupta was a cook and personal aide of Asaram, who is in jail since September 2013 in connection with another case of sexual assault on a minor girl in Jodhpur.

    Meanwhile, the deceased's father Naresh Gupta said, " I am confident that justice will be given to the victim today in Jodhpur case."

    Two sisters in Surat had accused Asaram and his son Narayan Sai of raping them. Gupta was a witness in the rape case against Asaram and had recorded his statement before a Gandhinagar court.

    PTI

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