Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief, along with four other people, has been sentenced to life imprisonment in regards to a murder case. This event occurred on 18th October. The sentence has been announced by one of the special courts of CBI in Panchkula. The court held them guilty under sections 302 (murder) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) under the Indian Penal Code or IPC on 8th October. The four other people who have been arrested along with the Dera Chief are Jasbir Singh, Sabdil Singh, Krishan Lal, and Inder Sain.
Charges Against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh
A life sentence has been given to Gurmeet Ram Rahim. A fine of 31 lakh rupees has also been imposed on him. A fine of 50,000 INR has been placed on each of the four other people who have been arrested till now. The murder case is related to the killing of the Dera Manager. The Dera Manager Ranjith Singh was killed in 2002. Ranjith Singh was killed for his role in the circulation of a letter that discussed the sexual exploitation of women by the Dera Chief, Ram Rahim Singh.
Crimes Of Ram Rahim
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh had accused Ranjith Singh of being behind the circulation of the anonymous letter. He had hatched a conspiracy to kill the man. Ram Rahim has been in the Rohtak Sunaria Jail since 2017. He is in jail for 20 years for raping two of his disciples. He had also been given life imprisonment for the murder of a journalist.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim had been accused of several cases in the past as well. He had been accused in the case of several rapes of his disciples in his Dera and arrested in 2017. Since then, there have been several cases that have been developing against him.
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