In 2017, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was sentenced to jail for 20 years for raping two of his disciples. Punjab Police has left for Sunaria jail to question him in the Guru Granth Sahib theft case.
Honeypreet was booked on charges of sedition, inciting violence and being involved in a conspiracy to help the Dera chief escape.
Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim was on Thursday given life term in the journalist murder case by a special CBI court.
'All the four accused have been convicted,' CBI counsel HPS Verma said after special CBI Judge Jagdeep Singh pronounced the verdict in Panchkula.
The police on Wednesday carried out a raid at an ashram in Rohini following the Delhi High Court's order to inspect the institute where girls and women were allegedly kept in illegal confinement
He also averred that a special vehicle brings food for Ram Rahim and that the authorities also cut out portion from newspapers which castigate the jail administration.
After the completion of nine-day police remand, Honeypreet, who calls herself the adopted daughter of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, and Sukhdeep Kaur were presented before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Rohit Watts under tight security arrangements.
In Honeypreet's bail application, it is mentioned that the applicant (Honeypreet) is a single woman, with clean antecedents, law abiding and is always ready and willing to join the investigation, to make her situation clear.
The photographs show several persons indulging in acts of violence in Panchkula on August 25 following conviction of Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case.
Gurmeet used to appeal to his followers to donate their kids to Dera so that good fortune will follow.
The 50-year-old self-styled godman, who boasted of millions of followers, is lodged in Rohtak's Sunaria jail for raping his two disciples.
The cult leader, who is lodged in Rohtak's Sunaria jail after being held guilty of rape, appeared via video- conferencing in the court of special CBI court judge Jagdeep Singh.
Pradeep Goyal Insan, a Dera functionary, was arrested on Sunday from Udaipur in Rajasthan by a Special Investigation Team of the Haryana Police, a senior police official said.
"I was scared that they would kill me and my son, we were threatened," Khatta Singh told reporters.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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