In India because of the riots killed 13 people, a media report said

© 2017 AFP / Tauseef MustafaИндийский soldier. Archival photoIn India because of the riots killed 13 people, a media report said© 2017 AFP / Tauseef Mustafa

At least thirteen people were killed and about 100 injured in the riots that erupted in the Indian city of Panchkula after a court found the influential spiritual leader guilty on rape followers, the newspaper reports Hindustan Times.

Previously reported eight dead and 70 injured.

According to Hindustan Times, the doctors of the Central hospital Panchkula confirmed the death of 13 people, most of them died from gunshot wounds. When the police Panchkula say that the situation is currently under control.

Spiritual leader of the community «Dera Sacha Sudra the» Gurmit RAM Rahim Singh on Friday was found guilty of rape on two counts. He was taken into custody at the courthouse, the verdict is expected to be handed down on Monday. Shortly thereafter, in Panchkula, Haryana, where the sitting of the court, riots broke out.

The police used against the protesters with tear gas and water cannons. After about half an hour after the verdict and the outbreak of hostilities to maintain order in Panchkula joined the army, which was pre-prepared in anticipation of unrest.

In Punjab, where as in Haryana, many followers Rama Rahim, also restless. It was reported about the arson at the railway station of the city of Malout, Ferozpur, Mansa and Bathinda curfew, and the head of state of Amarinder Singh urged the Punjabis to remain calm. Several cases of arson of buses and empty wagons was also recorded in different parts of Delhi.