A fresh case of sexual assault
has been registered against spiritual leader Asaram Bapu
, who is in jail on similar charges. The complaint lodged by two sisters in Surat
also names Asaram’s son Narayan Sai.The elder of the two sisters has alleged in her complaint that she was raped by Asaram at his Ahmedabad ashram; the younger sister has accused Narayan Sai of raping her in Surat. They say they are Asaram’s followers and the incidents took place between 2002 and 2004.Asaram, 75, was arrested in August on charges of sexually assaulting a schoolgirl and has been in prison in Jodhpur
since then. Shilpi
, one of his key aides and the warden of Asaram’s ‘ashram’ in Chhindwara district
of Madhya Pradesh
where the alleged sexual assault took place, too has been arrested and sent to judicial custody.