Skin bank in Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters sealed

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The sources said search teams found hundreds of pairs of shoes, designer clothes and colourful caps of the now-jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

The security forces have begun the process of sanitisation in Ram Rahim's sprawling Dera Sacha Sauda headquarter located in Sirsa, Haryana.

Earlier, the Haryana Police had arrested at least three Dera Sacha Sauda followers for hatching conspiracy of trying to help Gurmeet Ram Rahim escape from Panchkula during agitation.

A team of forensic experts from IIT Roorkee was also roped in to search the premises amid allegations that human remains were also buried in the premises.

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The police have sealed the Dera premises.

"Search operation at Sirsa's Dera HQ completed".

The dera chief, who featured in a few films directed and co-produced by himself, also has some shops in the complex where consumer products launched two years ago under "MSG" brand were sold. Sixteen "nakas" have been set up near the Dera and forty-one companies of paramilitary forces have been deployed in Sirsa district. Now, it is being said that she may even be facing a threat to her life.

In just two hours of search, the authorities seized a huge amount of cash including plastic money, banned currency, hard discs, one Toyota Lexus luxury SUV and computers.

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The Haryana Police had earlier said that it was in touch with its counterparts in other states and was hopeful that Honeypreet and Aditya Insan, another key aide of the Dera head, would soon be found. Internet services in Sirsa district were suspended by authorities on Friday till September 10. Court Commissioner will submit his report to Punjab & Haryana HC.

However, there have also been startling revelations of a large number of skeletons being recovered from the Dera premises, which according to some Dera insiders who spoke on condition of anonymity, were of the corpses "donated to the hospital located inside the Dera headquarters for the goal of research". "It is an illegal factory and a case has been registered against the Dera", said government spokesperson, Satish Mishra. The area where the Dera Chief resided was called as the 'Gufa' and it was spread over an area of 100 acres.

"The vehicles have been taken in possession and the dera people have been told to show documents of ownership and registration of these vehicles" said the SSP.

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