After special CBI court verdict against Gurmeet Ram Rahim in two rape case, the Dera Sacha Sauda chief has moved Punjab and Haryana high court in appeal. Gurmeet Ram Rahim is currently lodged in Rohtak District jail. The 50-year-old Dera chief has held that the charges are false, claiming that he is “not capable of” engaging in physical relations.
A special CBI court had on August 25 convicted the Dera chief for raping his two disciples 15 years ago. He was sentenced to 20 years in jail and fined Rs 15 lakh in each of the two cases.