Haryana, India

After human remains, plastic currency, illegal explosives factory found inside Dera HQ

On the second day of the massive search operation, an illegal explosives factory was found inside the premises of headquarters of Dera Sacha Sauda, an official said on Saturday. “Explosives and fire crackers were seized,” deputy director of Haryana, PR Department, Satish Mehra said.

Officials have sealed the Dera premises and heavy security was put in place at Satnam Chowk in Sirsa. The search operation that began on Friday continues for the second day.

On the first day of the operation, the police seized plastic notes from the Dera headquarters. These currencies were also found in the markets near the place. It was used to purchase commodities inside the Dera.

Besides, a computer, hard disks, cash and medicines without label or brand were also found during the search operation. A curfew was imposed in the areas on Friday and officials declare that there will be no respite till the search operation ends.

On 5 September, the Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered to conduct a search operation at the headquarters of Dera Sacha Sauda. The order was given after Haryana Police seized licensed weapons of the Dera Sacha Sauda including 14 revolvers, nine guns, four rifles and other modified weapons.

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