Self styled godman Asaram, who was brought here today after arrest in Indore last night, was remanded into police custody for one day in the case of sexual assault on a teenage girl.
The controversial spiritual leader was brought by a special Rajasthan Police team by plane around 1215 hrs today, he was produced before the District and Session Judge(Jodhpur Rural) Manoj Vyas who granted the one day police remand for him.
Prior to this, he was interrogated at the RAC Battalion One premises here for about two hours. ‘The accused Asaram is found absolutely fit in the medical check up by a special team of doctors from the Medical College here, now he would be interrogated further and charges would be framed on the basis of the quizzing and the FIR lodged by the victim’, Jodhpur Police Commissioner Biju George Joseph said this evening.
In initial interrogation, the accused insisted that he is innocent denying the charges, the Police Commissioner said.
Meanwhile, the controversial spiritual guru, received sympathy of his fans as well as opposition from the protesters.
At the air port and some other places while his supporters gathered to show solidarity, many protesters were also seen even with black flag/black bands on arms.
However, adequate security averted any untoward situation.