Ram Rahim Singh rape trial- Approx 10 lakh Dera followers expected to gather in Chandigarh. Panchkula. Punjab and Haryana is on high alert.
Over 100,000 Dera followers have already gather the Tricity of Panchkula, Chandigarh and Mohali.
special CBI court in Panchkula will deliver its judgement on August .
CHANDIGARH/Panchkula: Ahead of Central Bureau of Investigation court’s verdict in the 15-year-old rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim Singh, thousands policemen and paramilitary troops were deployed in Punjab and Haryana with section 144 being in both states. Over one lakh followers are expected to gather within the two days. Schools and colleges in the area have been shut down by govt.
A special CBI court in Panchkula will deliver its judgement on Aug 25. The Dera chief has also been asked to appear before the court in person on the same day.
Ram Rahim Singh, also known for his “MSG (Messenger of God)” film franchise, has millions of followers in Haryana, Punjab and various in other places.
In Year 2002, a case was registered by CBI against him after allegations of sexual exploitation of two Sadhvis. surfaced through anonymous letters. The case hearing has been going on since 2007. He also faces trial in a case involving the murder of a journalist, whose named was Ram Chander Chhatrapati.