Suminder Kaur, who claimed to be Khatta Singh’s niece, alleged that she was being coerced by him to give false testimony against the Sirsa-based Dera chief.
“For security reasons, one of our officer tastes his (Ram Rahim’s) food and those of other prisoners lodged in his barrack everyday before it is cleared for their consumption. He is being provided the same food as other prisoners,” he said.
The arrested personal security guards (PSO) of Gurmeet Ram Rahim, Dharmender (27), Anoop (30), Maninder Singh (43), Krishanpal (43), Sukhvinder (36) and the driver Ranjit (25) had been employed with Dera Chief Ram Rahim.
The court also asked the Haryana SIT to submit a report on if there was any conspiracy from the Dera activists behind the happenings that took place after Gurmeet’s conviction in rape cases.
The Press Club has filed the application saying a number of vehicles and equipment owned by various media organisations were damaged during the August 25 violence and at least 43 mediapersons have sought compensation for the loss.
When asked why he chose to name the donkeys after the jailed Dera Sachha Sauda chief and Honeypreet Insan, Prajapat said he wanted to send out a message that the duo had to pay for their acts.
Heoneypreet Insan’s name was also included in an FIR in which Dera functionaries Aditya Insan and Surinder Dhiman, among others, had been booked on the charge of sedition, inciting violence and arson, the police had said earlier.
Arora currently holds the directorial position of MSG All Trading Private Limited which launched the MSG range of food products in March 2016, along with Baggarh Singh and Rakesh Kumar.
Panchkula Police Commissioner A S Chawla, said, “We got evidence against Lal Chand and arrested him. Sharanjeet and her son, Gurmeet, had provided shelter to Honeypreet.”
Honeypreet’s possession during her extended three days’ police custody, was used by her for communication with other accused on August 25, when Ram Rahim was convicted in two rape cases and the dera supporters indulged in violence in Panchkula.
Honeypreet faces sedition charges in connection with the violence that led to the death of 41 people following the conviction of Gurmeet Ram Rahim on rape charges
The SIT had asked Vipassana to appear in Panchkula in connection with the FIR in which the sect head’s confidante Honeypreet Insan, Dera spokesperson Aditya Insan and some other top functionaries are accused of sedition, conspiracy and other charges.
The large house has over 10 rooms and is located on the outskirts village and there is no other house nearby. Police sources said this may have been the reason that Sukhdeep chose this house as a hideout for a few days.
The FIR was filed under various charges, including criminal conspiracy for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons or means, for alleged castration of 400 devotees at the Sirsa-based Dera.
With a special court’s permission, agency officials recorded Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s statement at a Rohtak prison where he is serving 20-year jail term for raping two sadhvis on Tuesday, CBI sources said.