Quantum of sentence of Gurmeet Ram Rahim to be pronounced today

After 38 people lost their lives on Friday in Haryana following the violence by the followers of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Haryana police and it neighbouring states are on the edge as the quantum of sentence of Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim is scheduled to be pronounced today, at around 2.30 p.m.

According to the reports, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) B.S. Sandhu revealed that 52 cases were registered and 926 people arrested so far.

Following this, arrangements were made for the sitting of a CBI Court in the Sunaria District Jail, where the rape convict is currently stationed, for the pronouncement of quantum of the sentence.

Reports said that a total force deployment of 1,500 policemen, 500 from other districts and 23 paramilitary companies are deployed at Rohtak’s boundaries.

“We have taken strict security arrangements and we have deployed security forces beyond the boundary of the Rohtak district as well,” Inspector General (I.G.) of Police, Rohtak Navdeep Singh told a New Delhi based news agency.

“We have also provided different arrangements for the media, so that they can do their work and we can provide them with enough security.”

Talking about the different security arrangements, Singh said that in static areas, they have mobile parties that will work in any kind of eventuality.


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