Harminder Jassi, who is father-in-law of dera head’s son Jasmeet Insan, reached Panchkula before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in connection with ongoing investigation of Panchkula violence, on January 3.
Investigation of the violence case is being done by the members of a Special Investigation Team.
Confirming the development, Panchkula Police Commissioner, AS Chawla said, the ACP, who was heading the team had contacted Harminder Jassi and asked him to appear before the SIT. Jassi had sought some time and he was likely to turn up before the SIT on January 3, he said.
Honeypreet, the adopted daughter of rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda chief— Gurmeet Ram Rahim— is charged with criminal conspiracy, sedition and is prime accused of violence in Panchkula on August 25 that were triggered after conviction of the Dera chief.
As per the police charge sheet, the entire conspiracy to spread violence in Panchkula was hatched at the dera headquarters by Honeypreet and the 45-member dera management committee.