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Quantum of sentence to be pronounced in murder case against Gurmeet Ram Rahim | Latest News India

The authorities have prohibited the meeting of over 4 folks and carrying of arms in Panchkula district in view of the violence after Rahim’s conviction in rape circumstances in August 2017 that left 36 folks useless

A particular Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) courtroom in Haryana’s Panchkula will on Monday pronounce the quantum of sentence for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who has been convicted of conspiring to murder his former supervisor Ranjit Singh in 2002.

The order is probably going to be pronounced by afternoon after a spherical of arguments. The authorities have prohibited the meeting of over 4 folks and carrying of arms in Panchkula district in view of the violence after Rahim’s conviction in rape circumstances in August 2017 that left 36 folks useless.

Security deployment has been scaled up in and across the district courts. Rahim is due to seem in the courtroom by video conferencing from Sunaria jail of Rohtak, the place he’s serving a 20-year time period for raping two followers.

The CBI has sought a loss of life sentence for Rahim, who has pleaded for mercy.

The particular courtroom convicted him and 4 others on October 8 in the murder case.

Ranjit Singh, a former follower of Ram Rahim, was shot useless on July 10, 2002, at Khanpur Kolian village in Haryana’s Kurukshetra.

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According to the CBI, Ranjit Singh was murdered as Rahim suspected that he was behind the circulation of an nameless letter in regards to the sexual exploitation of lady followers on the dera. In June 2002, Ranjit Singh was summoned to the dera and threatened with dire penalties, however he refused to search pardon, saying he had performed nothing flawed.

Rahim has additionally been sentenced to life for the murder of a journalist in 2002.

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