More trouble for Ram Rahim as CBI files charge sheet in castration case

Rape convict Ram Rahim has been charged along with doctors Pankaj Garg and M P Singh

CBI files charge sheet against Ram Rahim Singh in castration case
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Updated: 01 Feb 2018 06:54 PM
NEW DELHI: The CBI on Thursday filed a charge sheet against rape convict and Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and two doctors for allegedly forcibly castrating 400 followers of the sect, officials said.

Singh, who is serving a 20-year jail term after being convicted in two rape cases, has been charged along with doctors Pankaj Garg and M P Singh.

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They allegedly castrated the men at the Sirsa-based dera, officials said.

The charge sheet has been filed in a special court in Panchkula.

The agency had registered the case of alleged criminal conspiracy for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means among other charges under the Indian Penal Code against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others in 2015.