A local court on Friday awarded life imprisonment to all the seven convicts, accused of killing two people in Kawal village in an attack which is believed to have triggered the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots.
Earlier on Wednesday, a local court in Muzaffarnagar had convicted the seven people in connection to the incident.
The clashes that broke out in Muzaffarnagar and Shamli districts of Uttar Pradesh between the Hindu and Muslim communities claimed 62 lives while injuring 93 others and rendering more than 50,000 homeless.
The riots took place over a minor altercation between Hindu and Muslim youths at Kawal village in Muzaffarnagar district.
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