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Dera Sadhvis seek life term for Gurmeet Ram Rahim in rape cases, move court

Ram Rahim has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment with a fine of Rs 30 lakh for raping two women 15 years ago

ANI  |  Chandigarh 

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim being taken in a helicopter from Panchkula to Rohtak town to be lodged in a jail after he was convicted  	PTI file photo
File photo. Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim being taken in a helicopter from Panchkula to Rohtak town to be lodged in a jail after he was convicted

Two Dera Sadhvis on Wednesday filed their pleas in the and High Court, seeking life imprisonment to rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Singh instead of a 20-year-jail.

has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment with a fine of Rs 30 lakh for raping two women 15 years ago after being held guilty on charges of rape.

On September 27, the and High had directed department and the (ED) to conduct investigations into the properties of

The ordered to scan both movable and immovable assets.

The whole rape case came to light when in April 2002, and then prime minister received an anonymous letter from Dera Sadhvi that she was being raped by the

First Published: Wed, October 04 2017. 13:10 IST
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