Dera chief's bail plea hearing adjourned
The hearing on a bail plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in connection with murder and rape cases is adjourned till Monday.
Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday adjourned till Monday the hearing on a bail plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in connection with murder and rape cases.
Justice Surya Kant adjourned the hearing following a request by Gurmit Ram's counsel SK Garg on the ground that he had to go out of station on Friday.
The CBI had filed a chargesheet in the CBI special court at Ambala last month against the chief of Sirsa-based Dera and ten others in connection with the murder of journalist Ram Chander Chatterpatti and Dera Manager Ranjit Singh and alleged rape of a disciple.
The Ambala court has issued notice for August 31 to the Dera Chief after the filing of the chargesheet by the CBI recently.
A Punjab Police team from Bhatinda will question the Dera head in connection with a case of hurting religious sentiments of Sikhs on Friday.
A case was registered against the Dera chief on May 20 after he appeared in a dress similar to that of the 10th Sikh guru Gobind Singh.