Dera Sacha Sauda crackdown: Mysterious plastic currency found during search operation

Today morning the authorities began search operations of Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters, with various government departments coordinating closely amid tight security. During the search operation, a pretty unusual thing was found, plastic coins.

These plastic currencies was found in market near the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters, according to a report of ANI. It is still unclear how this plastic currency was manufactured or how many people have them. Many questions arise due to this plastic currency. Of the two coins which have been found, one is a Rs 10 plastic coin which is hexagon in shape and light brown in colour, and another one is blue colour Rs 1 coin, which is shape in square. They also have Dera Sacha Sauda stamp imbedded on them. Whether it was used for daily purposes only the further investigation in this matter will tell.

During the search operation the authorities also found pharmacy medicines without label/brand found, OB Van. A Lexus car without number was also found, Dy Director Satish Mehra told ANI.

The entire sanitisation process will be videographed and is being overseen by retired District and Sessions Judge, A K S Pawar, who was appointed as Court Commissioner by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday.

Even the mobile internet services have been suspended with immediate effect in Sirsa district to prevent any disturbance of public order and to curb spread of rumours in view of the “sanitisation” exercise being carried out at the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters.

The premises of the Dera, whose chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was jailed in rape case, is spread over nearly 800 acres, and houses educational institutions, markets, hospital, stadium, recreational areas and houses.

(With Inputs from Agencies)

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