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Honeypreet paid Rs 1.25cr to spread violence: Report

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October 07, 2017 10:39


Honeypreet Insan, the adopted daughter of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, allegedly distributed Rs 1.25 crore through Dera's Panchkula branch head -- Chamkaur Singh -- to the dera followers to spread violence in Panchkula on August 25, The Indian Express reported.

A senior police officer told the daily that the information about the distribution of the money has come to light during the ongoing interrogation of Honeypreet and other accused. 

Chamkor Singh and Daan Singh, who were arrested earlier for instigating violence, are currently lodged in judicial custody. 

As many as 35 persons were killed in the violence in Panchkula which took place soon after the conviction of Ram Rahim under the charges of rape on August 25.

Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, was arrested by the Haryana Police on October 3.

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