AND SENTENCED TO DEATH. BOMBAY, February 13. A special court at Sunthrampnr sentenced Govindgar, a self-styled prophet, to death for waging war against the King. Pimji, his chief associate, was sentenced to transportation for life, and 23 of his followers to three years' transportation. Govindgar attracted an enormous following, and defied the . authorities. He persuaded his disciples that he had power to make them invulnerable against the soldiers' guns.
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PROPHET INDICTED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914
PROPHET INDICTED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914
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