Self-styled godman Rampal found guiltyin two murder cases, punishment next week

HARYANA: A local court in Haryana’s Hisar on Thursday found self-styled godman Rampal guilty and was convicted  in both the murder cases. In both the cases, Rampal was charged under section 302 (murder) and section 120B (criminal conspiracy) of Indian Penal Code.

Rampal and 27 of his followers were booked on charges of murder and wrongful confinement after four women and a 18-month-old child were fouA special court was set up inside the jail — Hisar’s Central Jail-1 — to pronounce the judgment via video conference. In the wake of the verdict, nearly 1,800 policemen were deployed to maintain law and order.nd dead at the former’s Stalok Ashram in Hisar’s Barwala town on November 19, 2014.

The quantum of punishment will be announced on October 16  or 17 as per reports. Satlok Ashram media in-charge, Chand Rathee, told earlier that police had lodged as many as six FIRs against Rampal and his supporters. “

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