Ram Rahim Singh: India guru jailed for life over journalist’s murder

_105146497_e1b4df30-55e5-4304-945e-d06c55085ba3Source: BBC News

An Indian guru has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering a journalist who exposed sexual abuse of women at his sect.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the 51-year-old Dera Sacha Sauda leader, is already serving a 20-year prison sentence for raping two female followers.

Newspaper editor Ram Chander Chhatrapati was killed after revealing the cases at Dera’s headquarters in the north-western city of Sirsa.

Three other men were also sentenced.

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Categories: Asia, India, The Muslim Times

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