Asaram Bapu arrested in Indore, to be flown to Jodhpur today

Asaram Bapu

Arrested religious preacher Asaram Bapu, accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl, will be brought to Jodhpur on Sunday, city Police Commissioner Biju George Jospeh said late tonight.

Joseph said that Asaram has been moved out of Indore city, where he was arrested, but declined to disclose where he would be put up for the night.

“We are planning to bring him here tomorrow morning but are yet to decide whether he will be brought by train, road or by air”, he said.

Meanwhile, SSP Indore Rakesh Gupta said that Asaram has been lodged inside Indore airport and would be taken to Delhi by a morning flight tomorrow, and then to Jodhpur.

Security around Indore airport has been beefed up.

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