August 17, 2017 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Chandigarh: A special CBI in Panchkula today reserved in a case related to sexual abuse and rape of a Sadhvi by Dera Sauda Sirsa chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim for August 25. The court has direct dera chief to be present in the court on August 25.
Earlier, lawyers of the both sides concluded their arguments in the Panchkula court.
The authorities in Punjab and Haryana were yesterday asked the police in both states to be on alert ahead of a special CBI court’s verdict in the case. The police was deployed in various parts of the states.
The sect chief has been accused by a former female follower for raping her more than once inside the controversial Dera campus located on the outskirts of Sirsa town in Haryana.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim is also the prime accused in a case involving the murder of his follower Ranjit Singh and a journalist, Ram Chander Chhatarpati, and is facing trial in the same special CBI court.