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Despite arrest warrant, Haryana Police let Dera chief aide go after questioning

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

The Police on Wednesday questioned a of jailed rape convicted Sacha Sauda Singh but let her go despite a standing arrest warrant against her from a

Vipassana, the of the sect headquarters near town in and a of the sect chief, was questioned in town for nearly five hours after she appeared before them following summons being issued.

However, the police officials did not bother to arrest her despite a court in Panchkula, adjoining Chandigarh, issuing arrest warrants against her last month for her alleged role in the violence following the sect chief's conviction in two cases of rape.

"She (Vipassana) appeared here (Sirsa) today (Wednesday). We questioned her on many things. We informed the that she is here. After questioning, we let her go after noting down details about her whereabouts," a told media in Sirsa.

The special investigation team (SIT) of Police had obtained the arrest warrants against after its investigations revealed her alleged role in planning and inciting violence which left 38 people dead and 264 injured after was convicted on two counts of rape on August 25 last year.

Despite the SIT conducting raids at the of the sect and other places, had been eluding the police since January 10.

Police officials said that had gone into hiding and was not appearing before the

Police officials believe that Vipassana holds the key to important developments in the sect in the run-up to the violence following the conviction of the and also regarding the illegal actions and dealings of the and his close aides.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 21:44 IST
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