Riots in India

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World news:the town came more than 100 thousand followers of the guru and after the court decision, riots broke out.

At least 30 people were killed and 200 injured in the States of Punjab and Haryana in India, during clashes after the verdict of the local guru Gurmit Frame rahimu Singh.

On Friday, August 25, reports the Hindustan Times.

The court of Panchkula (Haryana) found Singh guilty of rape in 2002, two women were part of his religious community, “Dera Sacha Sauda”, and put the guru into custody.

Even before the verdict in the neighboring Panchkula town came more than 100 thousand followers of the guru and after the court decision, riots broke out. People threw stones at buildings of state institutions, attacks on police and journalists, torched cars .

Protests after the trial of a popular guru in India: more than 20 dead

The police used against the protesters with water cannons and tear gas, law enforcement also were involved in the military. In Panchkula for an unlimited time curfew.

In Punjab and in different parts of Delhi were also recorded cases of arson.

The sentence, Singh will be issued next week, to it threatens till seven years of imprisonment. The religious community consists of tens of millions of followers around the world.