The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on the bail plea of Honeypreet Singh, the adopted daughter of rape convict Ram Rahim Singh who is serving his jail term in Rohtak jail. Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja had sought transit anticipatory bail from Delhi High Court on September 25.

Honeypreet Insan was on the run as she was accused for inciting violence following the conviction of Ram Rahim Singh. Look out notice and search operations are underway to trace her location after violence erupted in Panchkula, Haryana and over 30 people had lost their lives.

Honeypreet Insan in her bail plea have given assurance to the court that she was to cooperate in the investigation. Honeypreet said whenever the investigating agency will call her she is ready to cooperate in the investigation.

Honeypreet mentioned in her bail plea that she will not leave the country until the court grants her the permission to do so. She also informed it to the court that no other petition was filed in any court other than the High Court.

Hearing Honeypreet’s bail plea, the Delhi High Court had asked her that how does this application comes under jurisdiction of Delhi HC?

Responding to the court’s query, Honeypreet’s lawyer said that she has house in Delhi and has apprehension to be arrested.

Meanwhile, the Panchkula police earlier in the carried raids at Honeypreet’s Greater Kailash area residence after some inputs that she might have been there but she was not found. The police later concluded Honeypreet had not visited or stayed at the location recently.

Earlier in the day, a video went viral on social media in which a woman clad in burqa was walking with Honeypreet’s lawyer in south Delhi’s Lajpat Nagar. It was assumed that the woman hiding under the burqa was Honeypreet Insan herself. But nothing was confirmed.

Prior to that, there were reports that she had first escaped to Farukhabad. Reports also surfaced about Honeypreet being in Nepal.

First Published | 26 September 2017 3:40 PM
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