Convicted felon Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who is already serving a 20-year life sentence in two rape cases was on Thursday, again sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of journalist Ramchandra Chhatrapati.

Source: Hindustan Times

According to India Today, he was found guilty of the murder and sentenced by a CBI special court in Haryana.

Chhatrapati used to run a newspaper Poora Sach, which had published a series of reports exposing the sexual abuse of girls and women in the Ram Rahim's ashram in Sira, Haryana.

Source: InUth

According to reports, he was shot on the 24th of October in 2002. He had succumbed to his injuries later.

A case had then been registered against Ram Rahim in 2003. The CBI had taken over the case in 2006 and a charge sheet had been filed in 2007.

Source: India Today

The CBI Special Court has also convicted three other accused, Kuldeep Singh, Nirmal Singh and Krishan Lal and sentenced them to life imprisonment with a fine of ₹50,000 each.