RamRahimSingh sentenced to 10 years in jail
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh (born 15 August 1967) is an Indian guru, music producer, singer-songwriter, actor, and filmmaker. He has been the head of the social group Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS) since 23 September 1990. The Indian Express placed Singh 96th in their list of the 100 most powerful Indians of 2015
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has released several music albums and films, which typically revolve around himself and his teachings. He is usually credited in his films as actor, director, writer, songwriter, as well as various other roles; he notably received credits in thirty separate film departments for his 2016 film MSG: The Warrior Lion Heart. His films were negatively received by critics, with many considering them propaganda and criticizing their poor quality.
Singh has been accused of mocking Sikh and Hindu religious figures, as well as Adivasi He has also been accused of rape, murder and forced castrations. On 25 August 2017, he was convicted of rape by a special CBI court. His conviction led to widespread rioting, which left over 300 people injured and 38 dead.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, head of the spiritual sect Dera Sacha Sauda, faces a minimum prison sentence of ten years after being convicted of raping two of his followers in a case that dates back to 1999.