Indian court jails guru for 10 years for rape


ROHTAK, India, Aug 28, 2017 (BSS/AFP) – An Indian court sentenced a controversial religious leader to 10 years in prison on Monday for raping two of his followers, a lawyer told AFP.

“Ram Rahim has been sentenced to 10 years in jail,” defence lawyer Utsav Singh Bains said after the sentence was pronounced at a makeshift court in the northern state of Haryana.