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Indian guru was sentenced to life imprisonment for rape

According to the BBC, Indian guru Asaram Bapu received a life sentence for the rape of a 16 year old girl. He is also tried for another rape.

The guru has more than 400 ashrams throughout the world, where he teaches yoga.

In India, Asaram has a huge number of followers and authorities afraid of a surge of violence. This had previously happened in India, when guru Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to 10 years for rape.

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