Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Friday convicted by a special CBI court in Panchkula in a 15-year old rape case. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, 50, is the head of spiritual sect Dera Sacha Sauda, which was established by Mastaa Balochistani, on April 29, 1948. The sexual exploitation case was registered against the Dera chief in 2002 by the CBI on the directions of the Punjab and Haryana High Court after anonymous letters were circulated about

the alleged sexual exploitation of two ‘sadhvis’ (female followers) by Ram Rahim Singh.

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Journalist murder case: Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, three others get lifer

On January 11, the special CBI court in Panchkula had convicted the jailed self-styled godman and his three followers – Krishan Lal, Kuldeep Singh and Nirmal Singh – to prison in the 2002 case pertaining to the murder of journalist Ramchander Chhatrapati.

Rape, murder, castration: All the cases against Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Ram Rahim is currently in Rohtak’s Sunaria jail, serving a 20-year sentence in rape cases, in which he was convicted by the Special CBI court in August 2017.

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentencing HIGHLIGHTS: Dera chief, three others awarded life imprisonment

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentencing HIGHLIGHT: The case dates back to 2002 when the journalist was murdered in Sirsa city in Haryana after he ran a story in his newspaper, 'Poora Sach', about the alleged sexual exploitation of women by the Dera chief. 

Journalist murder case: Gurmeet Ram Rahim to attend hearing through video conferencing

Journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati was shot at in October 2002 after his newspaper, ‘Poora Sach’, published an anonymous letter narrating how women were being sexually exploited by Gurmeet Ram Rahim at the Dera headquarters in Sirsa.

Trouble piles on Gurmeet Ram Rahim: CBI files chargesheet in murder case, castration of followers

According to the CBI investigation, Ranjeet Singh, a member of dera’s influential 10-member committee, was shot dead by Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s followers on July 10, 2002 on the orders of the dera chief, who had suspected his role in circulation of the letter.

Dera chief convicted: The driver who turned key witness

Khatta Singh was present in the court when special CBI delivered the judgment holding the Dera head and his three followers guilty of murder and criminal conspiracy. Khatta Singh’s statement proved crucial in nailing Gurmeet Ram Rahim.

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Explained: What the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim means for the Dera and politics in the region

In Punjab, the Dera supported the Congress in the 2007 Assembly polls. In 2012, however, it chose to remain neutral, and followers were left to decide on their own. In the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections, however, the Dera came out in full support of the BJP.

Sirsa journalist murder case: Gurmeet Ram Rahim, three others convicted of murder

While Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is already undergoing a 20-year-imprisonment on rape charges, the three convicts were also taken into custody after the verdict.

Dera chief convicted: Not a small task to expose a devil, says son of killed journalist

We have struggled for a long time against such an influential person. A devil who covered his face with 'santgiri' and religion. It was not a small task to expose him, says son of journalist Ram Chander Chattarpati.

Journalist murder case: Gurmeet Ram Rahim, three others convicted on murder, criminal conspiracy charges

Journalist murder case: Court convicts jailed self-styled godman Gurmit Ram Rahim in the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati.

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'Love Charzer': A satirical pun on jailed godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Soon after self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sent to jail in a rape case, gossip mills have been abuzz with revelations from his "gufa". Taking a sarcastic jibe at him, an illustrator and graphic artist Saksham Verma doled out a comic series on the Dera chief.

30 die, Haryana burns for rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

At least 28 people were killed and over 150 injured in the violence unleashed by the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh after he was convicted in a rape case by a special CBI court in Panchkula on Friday. Thousands of enraged supporters went on a rampage and torched vehicles, government buildings and railway stations after the verdict.

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sentenced to life in jail for journalist's murder

Dera Sacha Sauda's Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to life imprisonment in a murder case. The godman and three of his followers were sentenced on Thursday. He & three followers were convicted of killing journalist Ram Chander in 2002.

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Kiku Sharda released after questioning

Fatehabad (Haryana), Jan 14 (ANI): Comedian Kiku Sharda has been released after being questioned by the Haryana Police on Thursday since there was no evidence and proof against him. Comedian Kiku Sharda, who plays 'Palak' in a famous comedy sequel 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' was sent to 14 days of judicial custody on Wednesday for mimicking the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Artists should stay in their limits: comedian Raju Srivastav

Kanpur, Jan 13 (ANI): Reacting on the ruling of 14 days judicial custody to Comedy Night with Kapil fame Kiku Sharda for mimicking Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, comedian Raju Srivastav on Wednesday said although he is unaware of the entire matter in detail but feels that an artist should maintain some limitations while mimicking. Raju further added that in his 34 year long career he has mimicked almost every politician but has never faced any protest. He stressed that as long one does not insult the National flag or any religion, comedians should be free to express.

Actor Kiku Sharda arrested for mimicking Dera Sacha Sauda chief

Kaithal/Haryana, Jan 13 (ANI): Comedian Kiku Sharda, who plays 'Palak' in a famous comedy sequel 'Comedy Nights with Kapil' was sent to 14 days judicial custody on Wednesday for mimicking the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Claiming his innocence for mimicking the Dera Sacha Sauda chief, Sharda said that he played the character only as an entertainer.

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