LUCKNOW: An alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh today in the aftermath of a CBI court convicting Dera Sacha Sauda sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case and subsequent incidents of violence reported from Haryana.
"An alert has been sounded in the state, especially in the districts bordering Haryana and Delhi. A strict watch is being kept at the border. No individual or group would be allowed to foment trouble in Uttar Pradesh," Additional Director General of Police (law-and-order) Anand Kumar said.
He added that a directive had been sent to the districts concerned in this regard.
A special CBI court in Panchkula, Haryana today found the Dera Sacha Sauda chief guilty in a rape case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on Monday.