Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS): Haryana Police on Wednesday confirmed that five women and a child have died during the stand-off between controversial sect leader Rampal and security forces.
Haryana's Director General of Police S.N. Vashisht told media here that bodies of four women were handed over by Satlok Ashram authorities to police while one woman and an 18-month-old child died in hospital.
The DGP said that none of the victims bore any bodily injuries.
He said one woman and the child died because proper medical attention was not being given to them in time.