Ram Rahim rape verdict LIVE: Tension in Punjab, Curfew in Bathinda

By 25th August 2017 0 Comments

Ram Rahim has been found guilty of raping two women followers in 2002. He has been arrested and will be sentenced on Monday. The OB vans of news channels including NDTV which are used for live broadcasts were attacked by Ram Rahim s followers after his conviction. Ram Rahim arrived in a 200-car cavalcade this afternoon in the town of Panchkula where a court had ordered him present for its ruling.

In a second round of indictment of the police and administration, the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered the use of force, if needed, and said any incidents of arson must be filmed to identify the culprits. They also asked for video footage of the court to review if it was appropriately protected. Yesterday, the judges said the government was already guilty of dereliction of duty by allowing Panchkula to turn into an outpost of Ram Rahim

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