Honeypreet Insan, the elusive foster daughter and supposed companion of jailed Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was in Delhi as recently as Monday.
Honeypreet, who is wanted in cases relating to sedition and inciting violence, visited the officer of her advocate Pradeep Kyumar Arya on Monday in order to sign a transit bail application.
Based on this information, Haryana Police, which issued an arrest warrant in Honeypreet's name, raided a location in New Delhi. Cops from Haryana's Police's Panchkula unit raided a property registered under Dera Sacha Sauda's name and located in Greater Kailash Enclave 1.
However, the police returned empty handed after not finding Honeypreet or the other two Dera members - Dr Aditya Insan and Pawan Insaan - they were looking for. All three Dera followers are accused of inciting violence and hatching a conspiracy to free Gurmeet Ram Rahim after he was convicted of rape by a Panckhula CBI court on August 25.
Meanwhile, Honepreety on Monday moved the Delhi High Court seeking protection from arrest. Honeypreet's application is likely to be taken by the court for today.
Ever since August 25, when Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was convicted of rape, Honeypreet has proved to be elusive for Haryana Police, which earlier issued a lookout notice against her. There were reports that she was sighted at various places in Rajasthan and even Nepal.
On Monday, however, she was New Delhi, her lawyer Pradeep Kumar Arya confirmed. Arya said that Honeypreet visited his Lajpat Nagar, signed her transit bail application form and left for an unknown destination.
Reacting to the lawyer's claim, Haryana Police chief B S Sandhu said that his force is on the lookout and that if Honeypreet, who tops the list of the most-wanted Dera Sacha Sauda members, is in New Delhi, she will be arrested soon.
"A number of teams are already on the job and if Honeypreet is in New Delhi... she will be arrested soon. Our offices are already in touch with New Delhi Police," Sandhu said.