Court re­jects bail plea of 7 ac­cused

Hindustan Times (Chandigarh) - - HTPUNJAB&HARYANA - HT Cor­re­spon­dent

THE COURT DE­FERRED HEAR­ING ON BAIL PLEA OF ONE OF THE AC­CUSED RAKAM SINGH TO MAY 30

PANCHKULA : A lo­cal court on Thurs­day re­jected the bail ap­pli­ca­tion of seven ac­cused among eight booked in the Panchkula vi­o­lence that took place last year on Au­gust 25.

The court re­jected the bail plea of Raj Ku­mar, Ran­bir, Bhim Sen, Gobind Ram and three oth­ers while hear­ing of one of the ac­cused Rakam Singh was de­ferred to May 30. They all were ac­cused in FIR no 345 regis­tered at Sec­tor 5 po­lice sta­tion in which Honeypreet In­san and Aditya In­san were also named as ac­cused.

On Tues­day, a lo­cal court had de­ferred fram­ing of charges against Honeypreet and oth­ers in the vi­o­lence by the fol­low­ers of the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim from last Au­gust to June 5.

A chargesheet was sub­mit­ted in the Panchkula court on Novem­ber 28, 2017, stat­ing the role of top dera func­tionar­ies, in­clud­ing Honeypreet, of crim­i­nal con­spir­acy, wag­ing war against the state and hir­ing or con­niv­ing to hire per­sons to join an un­law­ful assem­bly. Over thou­sand dera fol­low­ers, in­clud­ing core com­mit­tee mem­bers of the sect, are fac­ing around 200 cases of ri­ot­ing, which are at var­i­ous stages at the lo­cal court here.

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