Dera rampage: Tension in Punjab, Haryana

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Chandigarh, Feb 28: Tension prevailed in various parts of Haryana and Punjab, after supporters of the Dera Sacha Sauda went on a rampage on Saturday evening, Feb 27.

Police said, four companies (nearly 400 personnel) of central paramilitary forces have reached Haryana for deployment in the violence-hit areas.

According to police, the situation in the affected areas in Punjab, including Moga, Bhatinda and Sangrur districts, was tense but under control

On Saturday, Feb 27, a murder case was filed against the Dera Sacha Sauda head by the CBI.

The sect supporters went on a rampage setting ablaze four trains and around 37 vehicles, including 27 buses, and vandalised property in several places in Punjab and Haryana.

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