Chandigarh: The search operation of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town continued on Saturday with hundreds of security personnel and local administration involved in the exercise.
An illegal crackers factory was on Saturday found inside Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters during the second day of search operations. Curfew continues in the area around the sprawling Dera campus.
Nearly a hundred packs of crackers were also found. The authorities have sealed the factory.
Also, 1,500 pairs of costly designer shoes of the Dera chief and hundreds of designer dresses were recovered.
The first day of search of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana’s Sirsa town began amid tight security and curfew in the area on Friday morning.
Friday the search operation ended with a few computers, a luxury SUV and some currency notes being seized, official (old and new currency) being seized, officials said. They also said that five children were found inside the Dera premises.
The search was being conducted under the supervision of court commissioner A K S Pawar appointed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.
JCB machines, locksmiths, forensic experts and dog squads were also called in to assist a comprehensive search operation launched by security agencies and district authorities at the Dera premises.