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Asaram sexual assault case: Victim's family receiving fresh threats, says lawyer

Asaram sexual assault case: Victim's family receiving fresh threats, says lawyer

Counsel for the girl, who was allegedly sexually exploited by Asaram, on Sunday claimed to have received threats from followers of the self-styled godman.

Counsel for the girl, who was allegedly sexually exploited by Asaram, on Sunday claimed to have received threats from followers of the self-styled godman.

Lawyer of the victim, Manish Vyas, claimed that the threat was issued to a friend of the victim's father asking him to withdraw the statements of her daughter against Asaram.

Referring to an audio clip, Vyas said the girl and her family continue to receive threats from Asaram's followers. "I have urged the police to ensure adequate security to the family," Vyas said.


first published:September 16, 2013, 08:10 IST