CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh pronounced two sentences of 10 years rigorous imprisonment in each of the two cases, the godman's defence lawyer SK Garg Narwana said, adding that both sentences will be consecutive totalling to 20 years in jail.
After his conviction on Friday, Guru Ram Rahim's followers went on a rampage in Panchkula and Sirsa, leaving 38 people dead and over 260 injured.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court had ordered the Haryana government to make arrangements at the district jail in Sunaria for the judge to pronounce the quantum of sentence.
The high court had directed that necessary arrangements be made for the security and safe transport by air of the judicial officer and two of his staff members.
He has been sentenced for 10 years in each of the cases of rape against him. Both sentences will be consecutive, the godman's lawyer said ||Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim reportedly broke down in court and begged for forgiveness with folded hands when the first sentence was passed