The Manohar Lal Khattar authorities in Haryana on October 24, granted a day’s parole to controversial Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who’s serving a 20-year jail sentence for raping two of his disciples and has been denied bail a number of occasions by the courts. Sources aware about the event advised IANS that Ram Rahim was granted parole on his spouse Harjit Kaur’s plea that his mom Naseeb Kaur, 85, affected by a coronary heart illness was critically sick.
The Dera chief met his mom, who’s hospitalised in Gurugram, officers confirmed on Saturday. He was taken below heavy safety to the Gurugram hospital the place he stayed throughout the day and was delivered to the jail within the night, a police official mentioned.
The 52-year-old is at present lodged on the high-security Sunaria jail in Rohtak, 250 km from state capital Chandigarh.
His bail pleas have been rejected by the Courts a number of occasions. On April 24, his three-week parole to fulfill his ailing mom was rejected on two counts. First, the parole might create regulation and order issues within the state on the time of his launch and give up later.
Second, a report by a panel of docs, who examined his mom, mentioned she was affected by a coronary heart illness, however was not in vital situation.
In June 2019, Ram Rahim Singh had withdrawn his parole plea after the state BJP authorities was cornered by opposition events for favouring the self-styled godman, who sought parole for 42 days to are likely to his agricultural fields at his sect’s headquarters in Sirsa city.
Additionally, the excessive court docket had in Could final yr rejected his parole plea for attending the marriage ceremony of his foster daughter.
Ram Rahim was sentenced to 20 years in jail in August 2017 for raping two girls.
A particular CBI court docket in Panchkula January final yr additionally sentenced him and three others to life imprisonment for the homicide of a journalist over 16 years in the past.
His conviction on August 25, 2017, had led to violence in Panchkula and Sirsa, leaving 41 folks useless and over 260 injured.
Ram Rahim was patronised by political leaders and events in Punjab and Haryana for almost 20 years as a result of his capacity to affect the votes of his followers.