Indian prime minister warns after deadly sectarian violence

Indian prime minister warns after deadly sectarian violence

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The Indian prime minister Narendra Modi has his countrymen warned the law into their own hands to take in the name of religion, political ideology or culture. He did that after the violence in the Northern Indian city of Panchkula, where Friday more than thirty people were killed.

After a court ruling against an Indian guru, who guilty was found to rape of two female devotees in 2002, broke in the city riots. The followers do not agree with the ruling.

“I can assure you that this country and this government will not tolerate a situation in which people violate the law and the way of violence exp. Offenders will be punished”, said the premier.

More than a hundred thousand supporters of the self-proclaimed saint Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, also leader of a spiritual organization, were Friday to Panchkula come to the decision to attend. Rioters threw stones, deep in the fire, and observed vandalism. The army had six hundred soldiers deployed.

The police tried with the wapenstok, pepper spray and water cannons to restore order. With regard to the expected acts of violence had the army to own say six hundred soldiers deployed.


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The organization Dera Sacha Sauda, which is not an established religion hear, has to say sixty million members. The 50-year-old leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh runs like the engine and the sons are with glittering jewelry. He is committed to social projects and the environment, is also singer and songwriter and plays the lead role of ‘messenger of God’ in action films.

What punishment the guru gets imposed, is Monday determined. Except for rape he is in a other case is still suspected of the murder of a journalist. Also he would have hundreds of followers forced to castration.

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