Rape Convict Ram Rahim Singh To Be SentencedPurushothaman (Author) Published Date : Aug 28, 2017 12:47 IST National News
Rape Convict Ram Rahim Singh To Be Sentenced
There is a tight security guarding a prison in Rohtak town in Haryana where Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will be sentenced for raping 2 women devotees in 2002. The soldiers are surrounded the town, judge will arrive on government helicopter to sentence Ram Rahim that will happen around 2:30 pm at special court.
All schools and colleges remain closed and there are thousands of paramilitary troops blocked all roads. The places around the prison had given high alert and there is multi-level security. The police have warned they will shoot at site if there is any sign of trouble.
Mobile internet services were also suspended due to security. Ram Rahim was taken to the Panchkula in helicopter. To deliver the sentence today Judge Jagdeep Singh is flying to the prison today.
Meantime violence broke out on Friday post verdict of the case on Friday. 38 people have died in the violence and nearly 200 were injured.
Around 1.5 lakh Ram Rahim's followers had gathered in Panchkula to show their support. The state had managed to evacuate about 8000 people from the place.
Meanwhile several children in Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa have been released and treatment will be provided for them.