Journalist murder case: Sentencing of Dera Sacha Sauda chief, 3 others Thursday; security stepped up
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (PTI) Security has been reinforced in Haryana ahead of the pronouncement of quantum of sentence for Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and three others convicted in the murder of journalist Ramchander Chhatrapati.
A special court in Panchkula will pronounce the quantum of sentence through video conference on Thursday.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made in Panchkula and Sirsa — headquarters of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect headed by self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh — and other parts of Haryana to maintain law and order situation, officials said.
Security has also been stepped up outside the Panchkula court complex with Haryana police putting up barricades on roads leading to the court.
The convicts — Ram Rahim and three others — will appear through video conference when the quantum of punishment will be pronounced.