Punjab and Haryana High Court have rejected the parole plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief and rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday. The plea seeking parole was filed by his wife, reported news agency ANI. Last month, his parole was rejected which was applied for farming at his fields in Sirsa, Haryana.
Punjab and Haryana High Court has rejected parole plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief & rape convict Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. The plea was filed by his wife. pic.twitter.com/Hu9hkaydRr
— ANI (@ANI) August 27, 2019
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is convicted in two rape cases and a murder case of a journalist. He sought 42 days of parole to look after his fields in Sirsa district, last month.
Earlier, on August 2017, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced for the 20 years of imprisonment for raping two women. Likewise, a special CBI court in Panchkula also sentenced him and three others to life imprisonment for the murder of a journalist, 16 years ago, in January this year.