The Rajasthan government has informed the Supreme Court that Asaram Bapu was not cooperating with the doctors at AIIMS Jodhpur with an ulterior motive of shifting of venue of his custody. The state government averred that Asaram has made third attempt to get his sentence suspended, under the garb of medical treatment.
The state government, in an affidavit, challenging the bail plea for Ayurvedic medical treatment of Asaram, said: “In previous round of petitions, the accused had prayed for immediate medical surgery of his ailment, through allopathic method, which failed and now the accused through this present petition raised his concern to get his treatment from Ayurveda.”
The affidavit added that Asaram was not cooperative to the doctors at AIIMS Jodhpur, and as per May 21 discharge report, he had refused to take injection and some oral medicine.
“The accused was stable and fit to discharge and there was no other complication. Hence, there is no requirement of any further super specialities’ treatment of the accused”, said the affidavit.
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