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Nirmal Barman

2018-04-25 22:19:34 BdST

Indian court jails popular guru for life for teen rape


An Indian spiritual guru with millions of followers was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for raping a teenage devotee, his lawyer said.

"Asaram (Bapu) has been sentenced for life until death. And two others, including a woman, have been sentenced to 20 years in prison," Rajendra Singh, a lawyer for the defence team told newsmen outside the court in western Rajasthan state. afp

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