In a high profile case, CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh finds Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda, guilty of raping 2 sadhvis, female followers living in the Dera camp. The self-styled godman and love guru with lakhs of followers may face imprisonment of seven years of imprisonment.
Soon after the anticipated judgment, the violence erupted in Panchkula and spread to all of Haryana and nearby states despite of tion 144 imposed in Punjab and Haryana.
In the year 2002, the CBI files an FIR against the cult chief, Ram Rahim, after two of his female followers accused him of rape. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda, was found guilty by CBI judge Jagdeep Singh. A minimum of seven years in jail is likely to be awarded to him. The quantum of punishment will be announced on Monday.