Gurmeet Ram Rahim and others held guilty by court, quantum of punishment on 17th
Panchkula based CBI court on Friday held Gurmeet Ram Rahim and others guilty in Journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati murder case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on January 17. Dera chief has been convicted under section 302 and 120B IPC for murder of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati
The case was heard by CBI special judge Jagdeep Singh, who had convicted Gurmeet Ram Rahim in a rape case in 2017.
He is convicted in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati who was killed in 2002. Ram Chander Chhatrapati was editor of Poora Sach newspaper. He was shot at point blank range at his residence in Sirsa on October 2, 2002.
He was killed months after he published an anonymous letter in which he narrated that how women finding solace as Sadvis were sexually harassed and raped by Ram Rahim.