Baba Ram Rahim to serve 20 yrs in prison; Rs 30 lacs fine imposed

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Baba Ram Rahim has been sentenced 20 years in prison apart from being fined of Rs 30 lakhs for twin rapes that he was found guilty for. According to reports, the court of CBI special judge sentenced Baba Ram Rahim 10 years in prison for two rapes. The two sentences would run consecutively. The court also slapped fine of Rs 30 lakhs out of which Rs 14 lakhs would be awarded to each of the two rape victims.

With the verdict becoming clear on Monday evening, the speculations regarding successor of the Baba Ram Rahim also picked up momentum. The verdict was hailed by one and all even as Dera supporters expressed their resolve to appeal against the lower court decision. Many of the foreign media outlets also picked up on this story prominently.

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