NEW DELHI—Stating that the crime committed by religious guru Asaram Bapu is not an ordinary one, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court comprising Justices Indira Banerjee, V Ramasubramanian and Bela M Trivedi on Tuesday refused to temporarily suspend his life sentence for medical treatment.
Asaram is serving a life sentence for the rape of a minor girl.
Dismissing Asaram’s petition, Justice Indira Banerjee remarked, “Sorry in this sort of a situation, taking an overall view. It’s not an ordinary crime at all”.
However, the apex court directed to provide all ayurvedic treatment to Asaram in jail, livelaw reported.