A Special Investigation Team of the Haryana police on Monday questioned Dera Sacha Sauda chairperson Vipassana Insan in connection with the violence that broke out in Panchkula and Sirsa following the sect head’s conviction in a rape case.
A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Sirsa Police questioned her for more than three hours, a senior police official said.
The Dera chairperson was also asked if she was in contact with Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh’s adopted daughter Honeypreet.
Vipassana Insan arrived at the police post at around 2.30 pm, the official said.
The Dera chairperson was questioned at length and asked about the violence that broke out in Panchkula and Sirsa during verdict.
She was asked as to how such a large gathering of Dera followers collected at Panchkula before the day of the verdict.
The police also questioned her about the people behind the violence in Sirsa following the conviction.
The DGP told reporters in Panchkula that the police was making efforts to nab Honeypreet, and key Dera functionaries, Aditya Insan and Pawan Insan.
“We have sent police teams to various places to track them,” he said.
“We are hopeful of arresting Honeypreet, Aditya and Pawan Insan soon,” he said.
DGP said that so far 1092 arrests have been carried out in connection with incidents of violence after Dera chiefs conviction.
He said the special CBI judge who awarded 20 years jail term to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh has been given Z cover security.
“His security has been further strengthened. Moreover, we also keep on reviewing the security which is provided from time to time,” he said.
He also said that a bullet proof vehicle has been given to the judge.