LIVE: Ram Rahim Singh to arrive at Panchkula Court shortly

Meanwhile, amid heavy security, the 50-year-old Dera head left the sect-headquarters at Sirsa, about 260 km from Chandigarh, at about 9:am. The Dera chief, who enjoys 'Z' category security, was traveling in a convoy that included several SUVs, to reach Panchkula, where the court is set to pronounce verdict in the case at around 2:30 p.m. 

-Heavy security deployed outside Panchkula Court; Ram Rahim Singh to arrive shortly.

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-As the Dera head left the sect headquarters at Sirsa, some of the followers standing on the roadside turned hysterical and held up the cavalcade for a few minutes. 

-The followers, mostly young men, squatted on the road just in front of the cavalcade. However, the police immediately evicted them following which the Dera chief continued his onward journey to Panchkula.