The Haryana Government on Saturday said that an illegal explosives factory was found inside Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters in Sirsa during the sanitization operations which began on Friday.
Deputy Director of Haryana Public Relations Department Satish Mehra, said, “The factory has been sealed and explosives and fire crackers were seized.”
Meanwhile, Panchkula DCP, Manbir Singh, said, “We have formed a separate SITs for all cases in Panchkula. Teams are working on their respective cases.”
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The search and sanitization operations inside Dera Saccha Sauda headquarters in Haryana’s Sirsa district began on Friday morning. Around 41 Paramilitary companies, 4 Army columns, the police of 4 districts, 1 SWAT team and 1 dog squad have been deployed for search operations.
Two rooms full of cash were sealed, some computers and hard disks were seized yesterday. Curfew was imposed in areas surrounding Dera Sacha Sauda HQ which will continue till search operations last.
Dera HQ search Day Two: Illegal explosives factory sealed, explosives, firecrackers seized
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The Dera is spread over two campuses, 600 acres and over 100 acres, about eight km from Sirsa town and 260 km from Chandigarh. The sprawling Dera headquarters houses a stadium, a hospital, educational institutions, a resort, houses, markets and other infrastructure.