Published On : Sat, Sep 9th, 2017

Dera premises search: 2 tunnels connecting Baba’s mansion to Sadhvi’s, illegal explosives found

Sirsa: In a disturbing development, search teams have found 2 secret tunnels out which one is a window-shaped tunnel connecting Ram Rahim’s house, the cave, to the sadhvis’ residence. Along with the same, an illegal factory of explosives has also been found in the a Dera premises.

85 cartons of explosive material were recovered from the premises, which members of Ram Rahim’s Dera Sacha Sauda sect say were to be used to make firecrackers. The factory has been sealed and a forensic team is examining the nature of the explosives.

Some explosive material to be used in making fire crackers was also found. “It is an illegal factory and a case has been registered against the Dera,” said government spokesperson, Satish Mishra. Two secret tunnels were also found inside the Dera campus, one that linked Ram Rahim’s private residence to a women’s hostel and the other muddy path opened some 5 km away from the Dera premises, possibly an escape route. “We found a window-like path leading from Dera Awas to Sadhvi Niwas. Team is investigating,” he said.