New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women chief Swati Maliwal on Monday welcomed the 10-year jail term handed out by a CBI court to rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and said even death penalty was less in his case.
“Finally punished for his crime. Though his crime is so heinous, even death penalty is less for him,” Maliwal tweeted.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Court Judge Jagdeep Singh, who announced the quantum of punishment at the jail in Sunaria near Rohtak, had on Friday held the Dera chief guilty of rape and criminal intimidation of two female disciples.
The Dera chief was flown to Rohtak jail on Friday after his conviction by the court at Panchkula adjoining Chandigarh.
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