Srinagar: Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim was Monday sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment, reports said.
A CBI court headed by special judge Jagdeep Singh pronounced the quantum of sentence to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted of rape on August 25.
The judge was flown to Sonaria jail in a helicopter where a special court room was setup on the directions of High Court, proceedings began at 2.30 pm.
A three-tier security ring has been installed around Rohtak’s Sunaria district jail where the sentence was pronounced.
The administration has issued a stern warning and is keeping vigil in the states of Haryana, Punjab and Delhi ahead of the announcement of sentence keeping in mind the violence that broke out after the verdict was announced where 38 people were killed.