Panchkula Session Court on Thursday dismissed bail application filed by Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s adopted daughter Honeypreet. She had been arrested for allegedly inciting violence in Panchkula following the arrest of Gurmeet Ram Rahim on August 25 last year.
Dera Sacha Sauda Chief Ram Rahim was convicted and sentenced to 20 years of rigorous imprisonment for raping two of his female followers on August 25, 2017.
Following the news of his conviction, large-scale incidents of violence was reported from Panchkula, Sirsa, Delhi and Malwa region of Punjab, leaving 38 people dead and more than 250 injured.
Haryana Police on October 3, 2017 arrested Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja. The special investigation team (SIT) of the Haryana Police in their chargesheet mentioned that honeypreet had allegedly paid Rs 1.25 crore to a Dera Sacha Sauda member to arrange logistics for inciting violence in Panchkula and in other parts of state on August 25, if the Dera chief was convicted in the rape case.
Honeypreet has been lodged in the Ambala Central Jail since October 23.