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Convicted Ram Rahim Singh Spends First Night In Jail, Gets VIP Treatment

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| August 26 , 2017 , 11:18 IST

As self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was held guilty of rape in a 15-year-old case by a special CBI Court, he was directly taken into custody considering the followers' outburst, was immediately airlifted to be temporarily lodged in Rohtak prison.

However, the Dera Sacha Sauda Chief was received by the jail authorities with VIP treatment.

According to reports, the prison administration provided the spiritual leader with mineral water while his assistant was also allowed to stay with him the entire time. Although he did not talk to anyone keeping his disagreement in control, he will be provided with a special cell as he cannot be put in with the other prisoners due to security reasons.

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On Thursday, a special CBI Court held spiritual leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh guilty in a 15-year-old rape case which accused the 'Baba' of sexually assaulting two of his women followers in Dera Sacha Sauda headquarter in Haryana's Sirsa. The full quantum of the sentence will be announced by the court on Monday.

After the court's verdict, lakhs of Ram Rahim's followers burst into violence pelting stones at the security forces, attacking journalists and setting vehicles ablaze.

While 30 people have been reportedly killed in the Thursday's violence, over 250 have been injured so far.