SIT names dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim as accused in ‘bir’ theft case

A “bir” of Guru Granth Sahib was stolen from a gurdwara at Burj Jawahar Singh Wala village in the district on June 1, 2015. Later on October 12, torn pages of the “bir” were found scattered near a gurdwara at Bargari village.Two days ago, the SIT had arrested seven dera followers in the case. It produced a challan (chargesheet) against them in the court of Judicial Magistrate (First Class) here today.

A total of 11 persons have been nominated as accused in the case. While seven of them were arrested two days ago, one Mohinder Pal Bittu was killed in Nabha jail last year. The dera chief is presently lodged in the Rohtak district prison in Sunaria after his conviction in a rape case and the SIT is yet to arrest the remaining three accused.

Ranbir Singh Khattra, DIG and SIT head, said the investigation so far and confessional statements of the accused revealed that three sacrilege incidents at Burj Jawahar Singh Wala and Bargari villages of Faridkot in 2015 were executed in consultation with the dera chief.Dekho eh video kyu ho reha hai jada viral te eh video bare apen apne vichar vi deo.Meanwhile, the SIT is yet to take a decision on questioning the dera chie, even as it has already taken the permission from a local court to question him.

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