Two key functionaries of Dera Sacha Sauda and were arrested for allegedly inciting violence in Panchkula following the conviction of the sect head Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case.
Panchkula Deputy Commissioner of Police said, Chamkaur Singh, who is the incharge of Dera centre in Panchkula and Daan Singh, who is also a key Dera functionary, have been arrested from Chandigarh. Special investigation team of Haryana police headed by ACP Panchkula Headquarters Mr Mukesh Malhotra has arrested them. Both were wanted In case of fuelling riots in Panchkula on 25th August.
Karamjeet singh a punjab police commando has also been arrrested from Patiala. Karamjit was part of the Ram Rahim’s security. Police said, the commando was nabbed for his alleged role in hatching a conspiracy to free Ram Rahim from the Panchkula court complex.
Meanwhile, on the second day today, search operation is continued in Dera headquarter at Sirsa in Haryana. According to sources, the cave of Baba Ram Rahim Singh is being searched now.
The Deputy Director Public Relations deputed for the purpose, Mr Satish Mehra told media that security forces have recovered 81 cartons of crackers and explosive from the Livestock Feed Factory (Pashu Aahar Factory). He said that factory has been sealed after recovery of explosive and a case has been registered against an unknown person.
Mr. Mehra has further said that the search team has discovered a window in the cave of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, which leads to way to Sadhvi Aavaaz and girls hostel.
He said that the team has also found another cave on third story of ‘Tera Was’. The cave was closed by putting mud at the entry.The search team has also recovered a Magazine box of AK 47 rifle from the old Dera.