Punjab : No clean chit given to Gurmeet Ram Rahim or any other person in Sacrilege Cases

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Chandigarh, Sep 29 : A official spokesperson of Punjab police on Wednesday refuted the claims that Dera Sacha Sauda head Gurmeet Ram Rahim has been given a clean chit in the sacrilege case registered against him, calling them bogus and baseless.

The statement came after news reports came in where ithat n Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, who has been given additional charge of Director General of Police (DGP) Punjab had gave a clean chit to Gurmeet Ram Rahim while heading the SIT formed to investigate the Bargari Sacrilege Cases in 2015.

The case relates to the Angs of Holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib which were found scattered in village Bargari on October, 2015 and FIR No 128 dated 12.10.2015 was registered under Sections 295, 120-B of IPC at Police Station Bajakhana. An SIT headed by Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, then Director Bureau of Investigation (BOI) was constituted to investigate the sacrilege case of Holy Sri Guru Granth Sahib at village Bargari.

He clarified that the SIT had functioned just for 20 days (October 14, 2015 to November 2, 2015), after which the case was transferred to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

“Entire investigation was conducted by the CBI not the SIT headed by Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota,” said the spokesperson, while adding no clean chit has been given to Gurmeet Ram Rahim or any other person.

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