Are Asaram Bapu and Tarun Tejpal being unfairly denied bail?

(First published in Scroll on 12 February 2014.)

Two men with white beards were denied bail by the courts on Monday.

The Rajasthan High Court denied bail to Asaram Bapu, who was arrested in August on charges of sexual assault. The girl who complained was a minor at his ashram in Jodhpur. Later, two sisters from Surat came forward with charges of rape against Asaram Bapu and his son Narain Sai. Continue reading “Are Asaram Bapu and Tarun Tejpal being unfairly denied bail?”