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Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted in rape case: 10 facts about Dera chief

200,000 supporters of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim have assembled in Panchkula

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BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 



Ram Rahim Singh
Ram Rahim Singh

After 200 hearings spread over 10 years and numerous stay orders of higher courts, a CBI special trial court in Panchkula on Friday convicted Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, in a case related to raping his female followers. The court will pronounce the sentencing on Monday.

Since Wednesday, parts of Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh have been under a security lockdown as 200,000 supporters of Ram Rahim had assembled in Panchkula ahead of the verdict.

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First Published: Fri, August 25 2017. 15:10 IST

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