India has deployed thousands of riot police and shuts down internet services in Punjab and Haryana states, as court will hold special hearing against a religious personality Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday.
The officer who spoke to a news agency on the condition of anonymity said that Ram Rahim's security staff, which also includes Haryana Police personnel, definitely made an attempt to help him flee in his private vehicle from the court complex. Weapons, axes, iron-rods and petrol-bombs had been seized.
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Search likely at Dera HQ in after Ram Rahim's sentencing.
The court also criticised the BJP government in Haryana for "politically surrendering" to the Dera Sacha Sauda, which claims to have 50 million followers across northern India and is understood to wield considerable political clout. They indulged in stone throwing and clashed with police and set several vehicles and public properties on fire in Panchkula and other parts Haryana and Punjab.
"It is found that yesterday the DAG accompanied the baba", Mahajan said.
The Punjab government responded by imposing curfew in eight districts of Patiala, Muktsar, Mansa, Bathinda, Ferozepur, Fazilka, Moga and Sangrur. "But if there is any disturbance, or hooliganism, we are ready to deal with it", he said.
The police have so far taken seven persons into custody, he added.
Sandhu was addressing a joint press conference in Chandigarh along with Haryana Chief Secretary D S Dhesi and Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Ram Niwas. We have registered cases under sedition charges. "You are trying to crucify a small DCP of Panchkula what about those political masters who have been giving wrong directions?" the judges said to the Haryana government. The security clearance for the section is awaited from state authorities, it said.
At least 38 people were killed and more than 200 injured in the violence in Haryana, officials said, drawing sharp criticism for the state government run by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
BS Sandhu told media, "5 pistols (79 rounds), 2 rifles (52 rounds), AK 47, iron rods, hockey sticks were recovered".
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