New Delhi: The 'Qurbani League' of Dera Sacha Sauda has reportedly issued a threat letter to kill journalists, Haryana police officers and former Dera followers who have spoken against its chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim.
As per media reports, the letter has mentioned names of some media channels while coming out in defence of their chief, who is currently serving his 20-year jail sentence in a 2002 rape case.
The letter has also accused the ruling BJP government and the Haryana government of cheating Dera Sacha Sauda. It also stated, "at least 200 children of Dera, who are ready to commit suicide, will take revenge from people who stood against Gurmeet Ram Rahim".
The letter was sent to several media offices in Chandigarh through a registered post.
Earlier, people associated with Dera Sacha Sauda had tried to provoke the Dera supporters through their newspaper. The Haryana Police have announced to probe the authenticity of threat letters issued by Dera wing, said another report.
Ram Rahim is currently lodged at Rohtak's Sunaria jail. His conviction on August 25 had led to widespread violence when scores of Dera supporters came out on streets and damaged property worth crores in Panchkula.