We broke the news this morning when the decision was pending. Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh who was convicted of rape charges has been sent to jail for 10 years.
Indian media reported that his followers set a vehicle on fire just ahead of the sentencing.
Ram Rahim Singh was found guilty of sexually assaulting two females.
His legal team has already announced that they will appeal against the verdict in Punjab high court and Haryana high court.
The Curfew imposed on Friday still remains in Haryana and other cities of Punjab state.
Military troops have been put on standby high alert while the police officials have been given ‘shoot on sight’ orders in case of any trouble.