Chandigarh, Sept 5: Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday allowed search on the Sirsa headquarter of Dera Sacha Sauda of convicted rapist Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and appointed retired judge KS Pawar as Court Commissioner to inspect the search. The court has asked KS Pawar to submit a report on the search on Dera Sacha Sauda headquarter in a sealed cover. Meanwhile, the Haryana Police also launched a hunt for Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s close aide Honeypreet Insaan in Kheri along the Indo-Nepal border. Honeypreet Insaan is suspected to have left for Nepal through the porous border. (ALSO READ: Dera Follower Hangs Himself in Ambala Central Jail)
Punjab and Haryana High Court said the headquarter of Dera Sacha Sauda should be evacuated and sanitized. The court’s order came a day after the Haryana Police recovered a huge cache of ultra-modern arms and ammunition from the headquarter. The Haryana Police recovered 33 of the 67 licensed weapons from the premises.
The Haryana Police on Tuesday came looking for Honeypreet Insaan in Kheri as she was suspected to have left for Nepal through the porous border. Additional Superintendent of Police Ghanshyam Chaurasiya confirmed the arrival of two Haryana police personnel at Gaurifanta border in Kheri. However, they couldn’t find any clue about Honeypreet’s departure for Nepal. Speaking to PTI, Chaurasiya said an unclaimed vehicle bearing the registration number of Punjab was seized from the border and a probe was on to ascertain its ownership and its connection with Honeypreet. (ALSO READ: Ram Rahim Pleaded to Court, Allow Honeypreet to Massage Him in Jail)
Honeypreet, who is in her thirties, is the adopted daughter of Ram Rahim whose conviction in a rape case triggered mob violence that killed 36 people across Haryana. She had accompanied the Dera head when he was brought to the special CBI court in Panchkula for the pronouncement of the verdict in a 15-year-old rape case. She also travelled along with him in a special chopper which ferried them to Rohtak from Panchkula after the conviction.
The police had issued a lookout notice against Honeypreet who has emerged as the Dera head’s likely successor to head the controversial sect. (With agency inputs)