Dera chief verdict: Over 200 Haryana-bound trains cancelled
New Delhi: The railways on Friday cancelled over 200 Haryana-bound trains as security concerns mounted ahead of CBI court’s verdict in a case involving Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh with lakhs of his supporters gathering in Panchkula town.
Self-styled spiritual guru Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh sexually exploited two women followers nearly 15 years ago.
Tension mounted in Haryana and neighbouring Punjab ahead of the CBI court’s verdict in the rape case against the Dera chief.
A large garrison of Army, paramilitary and state police personnel was put on high alert to tackle any situation arising after the court’s verdict.