Indian guru-rapist sentenced to 10 years in prison

Gurmit RAM Rahim Singh

Gourmet Indian guru RAM Rahim Singh received 10 years in prison for the rape of his followers. About it reports Reuters.

He was convicted on August 25. After that, in the States of Haryana and Punjab riots broke out, culminating in the death of 38 people and more than 200 injured. Police use of lethal weapons dispersed protesters demanding the release of their guru.

To prevent the recurrence of riots, the Ministry of internal Affairs deployed in the troubled States in addition 10 thousand police officers. This time without incident.

Gourmet Rama Rahim Singh, the head of the cult “Dera Sacha Sauda” was accused that in 2002, he raped two of his followers who complained about the crime, Prime Minister Atal Vajpayee. Then, the guru was excited a number of criminal cases, including murder. Sam Rahim Singh denied the fact of rape: according to him, he is physically incapable of sexual intercourse because it is impotent.