Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh: From 'baba of the bling' to rape convict

Panchkula police search for Honeypreet in Delhi

A file photo of Honeypreet Insan.

A file photo of Honeypreet Insan.

The Panchkula police came to Delhi looking for Honeypreet Insan with an arrest warrant, the Delhi Police said on Tuesday.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) Romil Baaniya said they helped in conducting raids on a house in Greater Kailash but she wasn't found there. "The Panchkula police came with an arrest warrant for her. According to them, when the raid was conducted at A9 in Greater Kailash Enclave, she wasn't there," he said.

Priyanka Taneja alias Honeypreet, who has been absconding since Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of rape in August, approached the Delhi High Court seeking transit anticipatory bail , her lawyer said on Monday.

The Haryana Police had also issued a lookout notice against Honeypreet.

Ms. Honeypreet, who has been on the run following the conviction of Dera chief by a special CBI court in Panchkula on August 25 in two rape cases, has moved the Delhi High Court today seeking anticipatory bail.

Priyanka Taneja alias Honeypreet, the adopted daughter of the jailed Dera chief, tops the list of 43 persons ‘wanted’ by the Haryana Police in connection with incidents of violence that had followed Ram Rahim’s conviction in the rape cases.

Haryana Police has also been questioning arrested Dera functionaries including Dilawar Insan and Pradeep Goyal to get concrete information about her place of hiding. Dilawar, a key member of the Dera was arrested from Sonipat while Pradeep, another Dera functionary was nabbed from Udaipur in Rajasthan by Haryana Police.

(With inputs from PTI)


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