Ram Rahim jailed: Here is a list of other pending cases against him
For the Dera Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, the troubles have just begun. On Monday he was sentenced to two ten year terms to run consecutively in a rape case. This is not the only case pending against him.
There are a list of other cases which are pending while some are in their final stages. Here is a list of pending cases against Ram Rahim.
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is investigating the three cases. Two of the cases pertain to conspiring murders, while the third is over alleged castration of 400 Dera followers at the sect's headquarters in Haryana's Sirsa.
The two murder cases are in the final stages of trial before a special CBI court in Panchkula. He faces a life term if found guilty. The castration case on the other hand is at the final stages.
Ram Rahim is accused of plotting the murder of Sirsa based journalist and one of his followers who exposed the rape cases.
Ram Chandra Chhatrapati, editor of a Hindi evening newspaper Poora Sach, was killed in July 2002 for publishing stories on unlawful activities inside Dera premises, including rape allegations.
Ram Rahim also faces charges for the murder of one of his devotees Ranjit Singh. The Punjab and Haryana high court ordered the CBI probe into both the cases.
Arguments are in final stages in both the cases and trial could be over by year end.