Security beefed up in Haryana, Punjab ahead of murder trial verdict against Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Updated:1 week, 3 days ago IST

Panchkula, Rohtak (Haryana) Jan 11 (ANI): A special CBI court here will likely to pronounce verdict in a journalist's murder case, allegedly involving jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Gurmeet Ram Rahim is accused of orchestrating the killing of Ramchandra Chhatrapati, a Sirsa-based journalist, for openly criticising the Dera chief in his newspaper titled 'Poora Sach'. The Dera chief is currently serving a 20-year prison term in Rohtak's Sunaria jail for raping two of his women followers. Ahead of the verdict, elaborate security arrangements have been made in Haryana and parts of Punjab. Several companies of the state armed police, anti-riot police and commando force have been deployed to combat any untoward situation.

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