A unique CBI court docket in Panchkula convicted Dera Sacha Sauda leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and 3 others within the 2002 homicide of journalist Ram Chander Chhattrapati, ANI reported.
The court docket will pronounce its sentence within the case on 17 January.
All 4 together with Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted in Journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati homicide case, through CBI Spl Court docket in Panchkula. Sentence to be pronounced on January 17. pic.twitter.com/vMlOHeyIHh
— ANI (@ANI) January 11, 2019
On Tuesday, the court docket had allowed the presence of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh via video conferencing for listening to within the case.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim were named as the primary conspirator within the case.
Chhatrapati was once shot at in October 2002 after his newspaper, ‘Poora Sach’, printed an nameless letter narrating how girls had been being sexually exploited through Gurmeet Ram Rahim on the Dera headquarters in Sirsa.
The journalist later succumbed to accidents and a case was once registered in 2003. The case was once passed over to the CBI in 2006.
Safety beefed up in Haryana, Punjab
Elaborate safety preparations were made in Haryana particularly in Panchkula, Sirsa (headquarter of Dera) and Rohtak districts with a number of firms of the state armed police, anti-riot police and commando drive being deployed to maintain any legislation and order scenario.
Safety has been enhanced in Haryana, stated Haryana ADGP (Legislation and Order) Muhammad Akil.
Instructions were issued to police in all of the districts to not permit any useless accumulating and take care of further vigil, stated police professional including that police nakas have additionally been laid at a number of puts.
Further police drive has additionally been deployed close to the headquarters of Dera Sacha Sauda in Sirsa in Haryana, police stated.
Violence had erupted in Panchkula and Sirsa in Haryana in August 2017 following the conviction of Dera sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, leaving over 40 individuals lifeless and rankings of folks injured.
The 51-year-old sect head is lately serving a 20-year jail time period in Rohtak’s Sunaria prison for raping two of his girls fans.
In Punjab the place there are sizeable numbers of Dera fans, elaborate safety preparations were made in Bathinda and Ferozepur levels.
We’ve got made elaborate safety preparations in Bathinda vary, stated Punjab Inspector Basic (Bathinda Vary) M.F. Farooqui informed PTI.
Round 2,000 safety group of workers were deployed in Bathinda vary, he additional stated.
In Ferozepur vary as neatly, safety has been tightened through Punjab police, police stated.
Police were protecting an in depth watch in delicate spaces like Faridkot, Moga, Baghapurana, Jaitu, Kotkapura, police stated.
10 firms of Punjab police were deployed in Ferozepur vary, stated Punjab IG M.S. Chhina.