Delhi HC rejects bail application, says Honeypreet evading arrest

ANI | Updated: Sep 26, 2017 21:47 IST

New Delhi [India], September 26 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's 'adopted' daughter Honeypreet's transit anticipatory bail application.

Court in its order observed that the applicant is just wasting its time and that it was merely a camouflage that she applied for bail in the Delhi High Court.

Speaking to reporters here, Honeypreet's lawyer, Pradeep Arya said, "We are examining the order and will see how to take this further".

Meanwhile, the prosecution lawyer stated that, "She (Honeypreet) has filed an application before the Delhi High Court, whereas she should have done that in Punjab and Haryana High. The Delhi High Court stated the jurisdiction of Delhi does not lie here, and she does not deserve the bail since she is evading arrest".

"As far as surrender is concerned, it is left to her," the lawyer added.

The court had asked the counsel for Honeypreet to show any document that a property in Delhi belonged to her or anyone connected to her.

Earlier in the day, in her application to the court, Honeypreet has alleged that she is facing life threats from the drug syndicate of Punjab and Haryana.

Honeypreet mentioned that she is a single woman with clean antecedents and is law abiding. She has also said that she is willing to join investigation.

Meanwhile, Panchkula Police conducted raid at A-9 Greater Kailash, Delhi with arrest warrant for Honeypreet but she was not found in the house. The property is in the name of Dera Sacha Sauda.

Honeypreet has been on the run following the conviction of Dera chief by a special CBI court in Panchkula on August 25 in two rape cases. (ANI)

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