8 Dera Followers Arrested For Attacking Fuel Station In Punjab

The state police had earlier arrested five persons in connection with the violence in Haryana and neighbouring states following Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh conviction.

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8 Dera Followers Arrested For Attacking Fuel Station In Punjab

Police said that the accused were identified from the CCTV footage (Representational Image)

Faridkot:  Eight Dera followers were arrested for allegedly attacking a fuel pump in Pujab's Kotkapura area on August 25 following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh in a rape case, police said.

The accused were identified as Narinder Kumar, Kuldeep Singh, Gurwinder Singh, Marpreet Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Randeep Singh, Pawan Kumar and Parwinder Singh, they said.

The state police had already arrested five persons-- Sandeep Kumar, Kamaldeep Singh, Baljinder Singh, Gurtej Singh and Jasveer Singh-- in connection with the violence in Haryana and neighbouring states following the Dera chief's conviction.

Police said the accused who had allegedly attempted to set the fuel station on fire were identified from the CCTV footage.

An FIR was registered in this regard following a complaint by Chamkaur Singh, owner of Sekhon filling station at Chahal village of Kotkapura, they added.

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