Several people have been injured when a clash broke out between supporters of the Godman and police outside the ashram. The supporters got violent when the police was trying to get inside the ashram premises to arrest him.
In response to the violence by the supporters, police also fired tear gas shells. As per intelligence, there are around 30,000 supporters inside and around the ashram at the moment. Some of them are supposed to be carrying .315 caliber rifles. They also believe there are around 120 firing trenches inside the ashram.
The mob has gathered since last few days to prevent godman Rampal’s arrest. Police have been firing water cannons since late afternoon to control the violent mob.