Security stepped up in Panchkula ahead of Gurmeet Ram Rahim trial

Arguments will continue on Monday in Ranjit Singh murder case Ram Rahim's lawyer

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"The police admitted that the woman had gone missing from Dera Sacha Sauda, but said since Ram Rahim has Z-plus security, they were unable to interrogate him", said Bairwa.

Pradeep Kumar, was arrested by a team of the Haryana Police from a location near the religious town of Salasar in Rajasthan, police sources here said on Friday.

Fifty-year-year-old Ram Rahim Singh will appear before a CBI special court here through video conferencing from the Rohtak jail where is lodged after being sentenced to 20 years in prison in two rape cases.

The minister had announced the amount on August 16 during his visit to the Dera headquarters for the sect head's week- long birthday celebrations. They have been booked under the relevant sections of the IPC, including the sedition charge, said Singh. Dilawar, a core member of the Dera, was arrested from Sonipat district yesterday. According to the report, Ram Rahim asked her mother whether his sect was functioning well in his absence. He ended up testifying against Ram Rahim in the court during the trial.

His conviction led to violence in Panchkula and Sirsa in Haryana, leaving 38 people dead and 264 injured. The self-styled godman is accused of ordering his followers to kill Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati and former Dera manager Ranjit Singh.

Sufficient number of police and paramilitary staff has been positioned, Haryana DGP B.S. Sandhu said. Honeypreet and Aditya Insaan are still elusive.

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