Gurmeet Ram Rahim who is also known as the Dera Sacha Sauda Chief has now been awarded imprisonment of life by the Special CBI Judge. The decision was given by Jagdeep Singh in the murder case of Sirsa based journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati who was the editor of a newspaper named Poora Sach and had been writing against the Dera Chief. Along with the Dera Chief 3 other members of Dera namely Krishan Lal, Kuldeep Singh, and Nirmal Singh have been punished with imprisonment of life in the murder cases.
The decision was pronounced by the court through a video conference as the Dera chief is already serving a sentence of 20 years for rape of two woman devotees. This decision is recorded as the first e-judgment of the region.