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Recording of dera chief’s statement on February 11

Panchkula: In a rare development, the statement of an accused will be recorded under Section 313 of CrPC through video conferencing on February 11. The benefit has been given to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim in a rape case, due to security issues. During the recording of this statement, Ram Rahim would have been put to extensive ...

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Dera Sacha Sauda chief exempted from appearance in HC

Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday, while granting exemption to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh from personal appearance before the CBI special court, Panchkula, in a rape case of 2002 against him, ordered recording of his statement through video-conferencing. The dera chief was to appear in person on February 1 for recording of statement under ...

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Moga clash: Akali leader trying to broker peace

Faridkot, Punjab: The police and civil administration are treading cautiously after the Dhudike clash between radical Dera Sacha Sauda followers and Sikhs. The police and senior leaders of the area are trying to mollify the warring groups. Senior Akali leader Tota Singh, who was camping in Delhi for the past many days in the runup to the assembly elections there, rushed ...

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Day after clash, tenuous peace at Faridkot village

Faridkot, Punjab: Dhudike village that saw a clash between Dera Sacha Sauda followers and members of a Sikh group yesterday, remained tense today even as police and civil administration officials flocked to the village to ensure that peace was not broken. A heavy police contingent have been deployed at all entry and exit points. “The riot police, commandos and CRPF battalions ...

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Dera followers, opponents clash in Moga village

Faridkot, Punjab: Followers of Dera Sacha Sauda and members of a radical Sikh organisation clashed over the holding of a religious congregation at Dhudi Ke village in Moga district today. The police resorted to firing in the air, lathicharge and bursting of teargas shells to disperse members of both groups who had been hurling stones at each other. Some vehicles of ...

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