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Ram Rahim quantum of sentence to be pronounced today

Ram Rahim quantum of sentence to be pronounced today
Written by Pallavi Parmar

Ram Rahim quantum of sentence to be pronounced by the CBI court today. A CBI court special Judge Jagdeep Singh to announce the decision against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh the chief of Dera Sacha Sauda who was convicted of rape case on 25th August. A seven layer security deployed to the various areas of Haryana and Punjab along with the several nearby regions of Delhi, Noida, and Ghaziabad. The quantum of punishment is expected to be a minimum of seven years or ten years and could extend up to life imprisonment.

On Friday CBI court convicted Guru Bling Ram Rahim for raping two of his Dera followers in the year 2002. Afer the judge convicted Ram Rahim for rape charges, ten thousands of his followers vandalized property, burnt cars, and buses. They also targeted the media and others in Haryana and Punjab. In this violence, around 38 people have died and several got injured. The government of Punjab and Haryana announced a curfew in several districts. And since Friday more than 900 people were arrested. The police found weapons like rods, sticks, and material to make a petrol bomb at more than 130 Dera campuses of Haryana and Punjab. As per the reports, the police have also seized two AK-47s and pistols.

Ahead of the decision on Ram Rahim’s quantum of sentence, all access to the jail on the outskirts of Rohtak is blocked and around 3,000 paramilitary forces have deployed. All the schools and colleges are closed in Haryana and Punjab along with the neighboring regions of Ghaziabad and Noida. Although in Delhi there are no traffic restrictions apart from the section 144 and all the schools are open.

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Pallavi Parmar

Journalism is my profession, Blogging and Writing are my passion, Travelling is my love, Food is my life and Feminist by nature.