As Dera chief leaves for court, followers faint, fling themselves on road

  • As Dera chief leaves for court, followers faint, fling themselves on road

As Dera chief leaves for court, followers faint, fling themselves on road

A total 512 arrests have been made so far which also include sedition cases against six people including six commandos and two Dera chief aides.

Khattar, who has visited a few countries - the from United States and Canada to China, Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, to seek investment for Haryana, the repeated major incidents of violence, which bring the state to a standstill, are hardly going to inspire anyone to park their money in the state.

"Eight FIRs have been registered in Panchkula", Mahajan informed the court. At least 35 people were killed in Haryana while a large number of people were injured in violence and arson. The issue could be discussed only after the situation normalises in the state, they said. A bus was torched in northeast Delhi's Loni Chowk also, alleged by Dera supporters. "The Haryana Police had to detain his security for some time to take him into its custody following the conviction", the police officer said.

At the press conference, Niwas was asked if searches were also being carried out at the Dera headquarters in Sirsa to which he replied in the negative.

He said he would be going to the sect headquarters to talk to the Dera management to vacate the campus.

A Police officer confirmed that Ram Rahim was getting special privilege in Jail.

The SP said that the situation in Kurukshetra was under control and nobody would be allowed to violate prohibitory orders. A state riot control room will also be set up at the Panchula's Police Headquarters that is operational 24*7 till the situation gets controllable.

It said, "you let Panchkula burn for political benefits".

A high level meeting was called at the Home Minister's residence in the national capital where the Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi discussed some important points on internal security post Ram Rahim Singh's conviction. The law and order situation deteriorated in Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh with states being put on high alert.

Mobile phone services were disrupted in some parts of Haryana and neighbouring Punjab state, where authorities had earlier imposed a curfew following the clashes.

No special treatment is given to the rape case convict, Dera Chief Ram Rahim, assured Haryana DGP (jail) KP Singh said.

The quantum of sentence will be announced on Monday.

Ram Rahim was flown in a helicopter, specially arranged by the Haryana government, to Rohtak on Friday evening. He is lodged in the District Jail at Sanoria, about 10 km from Rohtak.

The report mentioned that there have been as many as fifty-one incidents in Punjab and thirty-nine FIRs were registered.