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Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim's parole plea: How are the legal odds stacked

Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been in prison since August 2017 and technically has served the minimum sentence of one year to become eligible for parole. Under the Act, he does not fall under the category of hardcore prisoner who becomes entitled for temporary release only after completion of five years imprisonment.

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim seeks over month-long parole for farming

In August of 2017, the Dera chief was sentenced to 20 years in jail for raping two women. A special CBI court in Panchkula had in January this year also sentenced him and three others to life imprisonment for the murder of a journalist over 16 years ago.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Dera Sacha Sauda political wing holds congregation for followers

Thousands of followers, who call themselves ‘premis’ and address dera chief as ‘pitaji’, gathered at the dera’s Naam Charcha Ghar (prayer hall) at village Gahaur of Ludhiana Sunday where members of the political wing addressed them. They were told to “stay united” and “not let outsiders break their unity”.

CBI files chargesheet against Gurmeet Ram Rahim in castration cases

A petition had been filed in the High Court in 2012 by a former Dera follower Hans Raj Chauhan seeking CBI inquiry into his castration and of 400 other men at the Dera headquarters

IT details of Dera Sacha Sauda-linked bodies 'private', RTI query reveals

Asked about the Income Tax department's classification of the organisations linked to the Dera as "private", former chief information commissioner A N Tiwari said the tax exemption had been given by the government.

Ram Rahim murder cases: On witness plea, High Court asks CBI court to put final order on hold

Khatta, in the affidavit, has also said that Gurmeet was very angry with the slain journalist, Chattarpati, after he had published a report on October 23, 2002, about the sexual exploitation of women disciples at the Dera.

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PO proceedings against Honeypreet Insan; property to be attached

According to Haryana police DGP B S Sandhu an international alert has been issued and efforts are on to find Honeypreet and the other two

Haryana violence: 3 held for 'sedition' sent to judicial custody

Naresh, Puneet and Ashok were nabbed following the August 25 violence after the Dera Sach Sauda chief was convicted by a special CBI court in Panchkula that day. Tight security arrangements were made to bring them to court, police said on Wednesday.

After Ram Rahim's conviction, speculation rife about Dera chief's successor

While some supporters insist that there cannot be a bloodline successor to the 'seat' of the Dera, but, unconfirmed reports have started emanating from the headquarters in Sirsa that his son, Jasmeet Insaan, will be appointed as successor.

Fallout of Ram Rahim's conviction: In the eye of row, Deputy Commissioner says ‘moved away to call Army’

Haryana Home Secretary Ram Niwas said “it is a fact” that the DC, who had magisterial powers to direct police officials to open fire, “fled the scene but she blames the police officials who faced the mob despite getting injured and drove them out of Panchkula within two hours”.

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