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Panchkula violence: Court drops sedition, attempt to murder charges against 53 Dera Sacha Sauda followers
The court said that the police had failed to submit incriminating evidences, including CCTV footage to fortify the allegations.
The Dera Sacha Sauda chief was convicted in a rape case by a special CBI court on August 25 last year, following which widespread violence erupted in Panchkula.
Close aides of the Ram Rahim such as Honeypreet, Aditya Insan and Pawan Insan have already been booked by the police in connection with the violence.
India saw a lot of resistance in 2017, the public went against the government to make things go their way.
From Sasikala to Abu Salem, the year 2017 saw the judiciary come down hard on convicts accused of big or brutal crimes, be it netas, celebrities or otherwise.
Aditya Insan was named a key accused by the Haryana Police in connection with incidents of violence that followed Sirsa-headquartered Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's conviction in a rape case.
All these judgments are significant in their own manner as some of them come from the apex court and has the final power to interpret the law of the country.
Four followers of Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh have been arrested for indulging in arson.
Gurmeet Ram Rahim's counsel has deposited Rs 30 lakh as fine with the special CBI court in Panchkula which had imposed the fine.
Panchkula violence: Court to hear case on violence after Gurmeet Ram Rahim's conviction on December 11
The court announced the date after a copy of the chargesheet was handed over to prime accused Honeypreet Insan and the other accused in the case by SIT.
Honeypreet, who claims to be an adopted daughter of the Dera chief, and 14 others have been charged with sedition, criminal conspiracy.
He had been on the run since the August 25 violence in Panchkula town, adjoining Chandigarh, in which 41 people were killed and over 260 injured.
Pawan Insan, close aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Singh, was arrested by the Haryana Police today.
The allegation comes at a time when Khatta Singh has filed a plea to depose against Gurmeet Singh in the murders of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati and former Dera manager Ranjit Singh.
His statement comes hours after a jail inmate, Rahul Jain, said the controversial godman was leading a lavish lifestyle inside Sunaria Jail in Rohtak district.