DSP Nakodar Harinderpal Singh Parmar submitted a status report to the Punjab and Haryana high court today along with the medical report of Ashutosh Maharaj making it clear that the Dera head is clinically dead.
After considering the report, justice MMS Bedi directed the petitioner to clarify that how his petition to release Ashutosh Maharaj from alleged illegal custody of dera follower is still maintainable.
The high court has now adjourned the case till the next hearing on February 11.
The HC also recalled its earlier order of February 3 and said that in view of the status report there was no need to issue notices to the Dera followers namely- Arvinda Nand, Soni, Narinder Singh and Vishala Nand- who as per the petitioner are responsible for illegal detention of sect’s head, expected to be in 70s, for usurping the Dera property.
DSP Nakodar has also cleared in its report that after visiting the spot there was no report of illegal detention of Ashutosh Maharaj.
On behalf of Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS) one Narinder Singh told the officers that Maharaj is in deep samadhi inside the freezer kept in the room.