Gurmeet Ram Rahim allegedly tried to flee post court verdict
New Delhi : Seven persons, including five policemen, have been arrested for allegedly obstructing the government duty, assaulting public servant and under the charges of waging war against the state on Friday.
The five policemen from Haryana Police and two private security guards were a part of Z plus security for Gurmeet Ram Rahim. The policemen have been identified as head constable (HC) Ajay, constable Ram Singh, Exempted Head Constable (EHS) Vijay Singh, Sub-Inspector (SI) Balwan Singh and constable Krishan Kumar. Two private security guards were identified as Pritam Singh and Sukhbir.
They were produced before a local court on Saturday and have been remanded for seven days police custody.
Police sources said the seven were attempting to evacuate Gurmeet Ram Rahim while he was being brought out from the court premises after the verdict was pronounced. According to sources, they also tried to manhandle the staff which had Ram Rahim in custody.