The self-styled godman and four others have been convicted for the murder of former Dear manager Ranjith Singh in July 2002. The quantum of punishment will be announced on Oct 12.
Honeypreet was booked on charges of sedition, inciting violence and being involved in a conspiracy to help the Dera chief escape.
Three persons including a preacher were killed and over 20 injured in the attack by two-motorcycle borne men which the police treated as a “terrorist act”.
The chargesheet claimed that the CBI inspected halls and rooms of the “very old” building with oval-shaped brick roof with iron girders
"Tell them that they are in power because of us."
He also averred that a special vehicle brings food for Ram Rahim and that the authorities also cut out portion from newspapers which castigate the jail administration.
The violence had erupted in Panchkula and Sirsa, the Dera headquarters, which claimed 41 lives--six died in Sirsa--and left nearly 200 injured on August 25.
A special CBI court on August 28 had sentenced Ram Rahim Singh to 20 years in prison after his conviction in two rape cases.
Fishermen fishing from Kumari dam as it overflowing following heavy rain in Kanyakumari district.PTI Photo
Union External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is greeted by the officials on his arrival in Israel.PTI Photo
Commuters wade through amid heavy rain in Gurugram.PTI Photo
People play instruments during Kullu Dussehra, in Kullu.PTI Photo
BJP Yuva Morcha workers protest against the alleged attack on the ISKCON temple at Bangladesh, in front of Vivekananda House in Kolkata.PTI Photo
The Opposition is hoping for a rich election harvest in Uttar Pradesh but Lucknow appears to be a long way from the killing fields.
The former Delhi Police employee has also emerged as the go-to man for the authorities to reach out to the agitating farmers.
Outwardly peaceful, Kashmir has seen a spate of civilian killings in recent weeks. A silent unease has now exploded into fear and concern after the shooting of minorities.
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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates