SC denies interim bail to Asaram
NEW DELHI: Self-styled ‘godman’ Asaram Bapu was on Friday denied interim bail in a rape case by the Supreme Court which asked AIIMS to set up a medical board to ascertain his health condition before taking up his regular bail plea.
A bench of justices MB Lokur and RK Agrawal said that a three-member panel of doctors from All India Institute Of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) will assess the condition of 75-year -old Asaram and submit its report in 10 days. “We are not inclined to grant relief to petitioner…. We direct the director of AIIMS to constitute a panel of three doctors to examine the health condition of petitioner (Asaram) and submit report in ten days,” the bench said.