He alleged that Asaram has been close to BJP "for a very long time" and targeted Gujarat chief minister Modi. "And if Narendra Modi wants that justice should be done, first of all the judicial commission report which is in closed cover with Gujarat on the issue of murder of two boys who were living in Asaram's ashram, why is it not being made public. "Why has he not taken action against the culprits," the Congress leader said, adding that several BJP leaders have been supporting Asaram and Uma Bharti "has been the first one to defend him". Yesterday, he had attacked Swaraj saying, "The most vocal voice of BJP against atrocities against women has been Sushma Swaraj. Why is she quiet in Asaram Bapu's case."
Swaraj today tweeted in response, "There is no one big or small. And law will take its own course". "I told the media in Vidisha yesterday also. In our country we have a law that is same for everybody," she said in another tweet. The 72-year-old godman was arrested after midnight for allegedly sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. Earlier, cousins Dipesh Vaghela (10) and Abhishek Vaghela (11) went missing from the residential school -- Gurukul -- run by the controversial godman on July 3, 2008. Two days later, their mutilated bodies were found in the riverbed nearby. After the bodies were found, there was a widespread agitation against the ashram, with allegations that the deaths were linked to 'black magic' practised there.