Haryana celebratory firing death: Sadhvi Deva Thakur surrenders in Karnal

Earlier on Tuesday, a celebratory firing during a ceremony had led to the death of one person and injury of four others. The police had booked Deva Thakur along with her gunmen and associates.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Updated: November 18, 2016 4:29 pm
Sadhvi Deva Thakur, Shiv Sena, Saamna, Muslim population Sadhvi Deva Thakur, vice president of the Hindu Mahasabha. (Source: Facebook)

All Indian Hindu Mahasabha leader Sadhvi Deva Thakur on Friday surrendered before a local court in Karnal, Haryana after she and her associates had fired a few rounds from her revolver in the air on Tuesday leading to death of one person during a wedding ceremony. Earlier on Tuesday, a celebratory firing had led to the death of one person and injury of four others.


The police had booked Deva Thakur along with her gunmen and associates. After the incident, SP Karnal Pankaj Nain had said, “Police have booked Sadhvi Devi Thakur and her associates under Section 302 of IPC and Arms Act. Raids were conducted at several places, but the accused are absconding.”

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The incident occurred at Savitri Marriage Palace in Karnal. Deva Thakur, along with six to seven persons, came to attend the ceremony. All of them were carrying arms.

Sumit Bhatia, manager of the venue, said the Sadhvi and her accomplices started firing indiscriminately during the function. “As soon as the firing started, we called the police as this is not allowed. In the meantime, the pistol of one of them got stuck. While rectifying it, a shot was fired causing injuries to those present,” he said.

The victim, Suman (50) succumbed to her injuries. Devi Thakur and the rest had fled from the spot.

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  1. L
    Nov 18, 2016 at 6:03 pm
    See Brahmins buggers are missing!
  2. D
    Deeply Concerned
    Nov 18, 2016 at 11:57 am
    What is her profession ??? Anyone with a tilak in forehead and a self-styled sadhvi le and Loaf.king around with weapons must be shot at sight
  3. D
    Nov 19, 2016 at 8:32 pm
    Yeh choti si hay, Sadhvi kay peechay sy See-da dal lo...es kay moonah sy neekalo. Ch000tiya salli, shakal sy hijra lag ti hay
  4. S
    Nov 18, 2016 at 12:32 pm
    Acche din
  5. M
    Manoj Joshi
    Nov 18, 2016 at 11:15 am
    what a bunch of s.
  6. P
    Nov 19, 2016 at 5:35 am
    arrest her ...torture her. What kind of donghi sadvi is she?There are countless ones in this country...the number increases because gullible people are increasing..The Enemies of Reason...
  7. V
    Vasudevan Venugopal
    Nov 18, 2016 at 3:49 pm
    What kind of Sadhvi is she? What does "Sadhvi" mean? If it means the "enlightened one who has known the "Brahmam" within and is able to merge it with the ever pervading, Omnipotent, Omniscient and the Omnipresent "Parabrahmam", then why this reckless show of trappings of power. See, an innocent woman is killed and the wedding party was terrorized. Compensation should be paid to those who have been affected. The government should book her immediately and ensure the the ends of justice are met adequately.
  8. J
    jodh Arora
    Nov 18, 2016 at 4:55 pm
    This kind of events are going to be common, so long as the lt;br/gt;PM, sarve shree narendra Modi because he gave up his wedded wife and is rulinglt;br/gt;Dharma Raj. it is for the voters to get rid of him sooner or later otherwise he is going to have Modi Rajya where any one who feels right can be shot by such lsdies who call themselves Sadhvi or Sadhu.
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