Ram Rahim rape verdict: Dera Sacha Sauda to appeal against 'unjust' judgement

Earlier JD(U) veteran Sharad Yadav condemned the violence that is taking place after the DSS chief was held guilty and charged with rape.

Sirsa (Haryana): Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson Dr Dilawar Insan on Friday expressed anguish after the special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) held chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty of rape charges and said that they would appeal to the court against the unjust.

While appealing the people to keep silent, the Dera Sacha Sauda spokesperson said, "We will appeal to the CBI court against the injustice. Dera Sacha chief has been serving for the betterment of people."

"The history has been repeated where great saints have been convicted for doing something correct," he added.

Earlier Janata Dal (United) veteran Sharad Yadav condemned the violence that is taking place after the DSS chief was held guilty and charged with the offence of rape, and said that when politics and religion are mingled together then similar situation takes place.

"The condition at present in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Afghanistan and Pakistan can be compared with the ongoing Ram Rahim violence in the nation. Rahim is going to do the same in India through his followers. If you mingle politics and religion together then this will happen. Moreover, politicians are dependent on him for their vote bank," Yadav said.

He further said that there is still blind faith in India and the government is doing nothing to curb it.

"With violence around these states, how can the State Government control it? These political parties are themselves involved in it for collecting votes. People and police should not be blamed for such upheaval rather the politics behind it is to be blamed," he asserted.

Meanwhile, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sack Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for negligence of his duty in stopping the violence in parts of Haryana post the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in connection with a rape case.

Following are the updates related to the case:

- 1000 Dera Sacha Sauda have been detained, says Haryana's ADGP (Law & Order) Muhammad Akil

- Death toll in violent protests in Panchkula climbs to 17 and 200 injured

- Punjab and Haryana High Court says properties of Ram Rahim Singh should be attached to pay for the losses due to violence.

- Security at Delhi BJP headquaters increased post violence at various places

- Security in and around Civil Hospital in Sector 6 Panchkula also increased; Death toll reaches 12,100 injured in violent protests

- Violence reported in Delhi, two buses set ablaze on Mandoli flyover in Delhi's Nand Nagri

- Death toll in Panchkula violence rises to 12, says CMO civil hospital

- Bus set ablaze near Babu Jagjivan Ram Memorial Hospital in Delhi

- Two empty rakes of Rewa Express at Anand Vihar Terminal railway station set on fire: Northern Railway Spox Neeraj Sharma

- Police say bus torched in northeast Delhi's Loni Chowk

- Security tightened at railway stations in Delhi

- Army columns moved into Haryana's Sirsa district for quick reaction, as violent protests continue post rape conviction of Dera Chief Ram Rahim Singh

- The duty doctor at the Civil Hospital in Panchkula said at least five people were killed and 50 injured, including journalists and police

- 6 Army columns deployed in Panchkula post conviction of Dera Chief Ram Rahim Singh Ram Rahim Verdict

- Central Industrial Security Force personnel deployed within one km radius of Rohtak's Sunariya Jail Haryana

- Curfew imposed in Punjab's Muktsar, Bathinda, Mansa

- RamRahimVerdict: Administrative machinery geared up in Western Uttar Pradesh- Anand Kumar, ADG Law and Order

- Five people dead in Panchkula violence, says duty doctor at civil hospital.

( Source : ANI )
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