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View Full Version : India’s ‘guru of bling’ is convicted of raping two followers, causing deadly riots


Mars
August 25th, 2017, 12:11 PM
All week, followers of the Dera Sacha Sauda religious sect converged on the city of Panchkula, where a court found Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty Friday of raping two followers, according to news reports. Police put the town on a security lockdown, the Associated Press reported.

In the wake of the ruling, authorities in both Haryana and the neighboring state of Punjab, also on high alert, battled against outbreaks of unrest against police and the news media by followers of the headline-grabbing Singh, known as the “guru of bling.”

At least 28 people were killed and 250 injured in the widening clashes, authorities said, according to the AP...

More here (https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/08/25/indias-guru-of-bling-convicted-of-rape/?utm_term=.444844f299e6)

ShineintheDark
August 26th, 2017, 08:03 AM
He did a disgusting thing but fanatics are fanatics and there isn't really many ways to make them see sense about their guru unfortunately.