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Haryana: Godwoman goes on shooting spree at wedding in Karnal, kills one

The victim and those injured had come to attend the wedding ceremony where Sadhvi Deva Thakur and her accomplices started the shooting spree with their weapons. Several rounds were fired by them, said police, quoting eyewitnesses.

india Updated: Nov 16, 2016 13:58 IST
The Hindu godwoman and her securitymen started firing randomly during a wedding function in Karnal.
The Hindu godwoman and her securitymen started firing randomly during a wedding function in Karnal.(AFP file photo)

A woman was killed and three others seriously injured when a godwoman and her private securitymen went on a celebratory shooting spree at a wedding in Karnal, police said.

The incident took place on Tuesday at Savitrii Lawns marriage palace near the railway station in Karnal town, 140km from Chandigarh.

The victim and the wounded had come to attend the wedding ceremony where Sadhvi Deva Thakur and her accomplices started the shooting spree with their weapons. Several rounds were fired by them, said police, quoting eyewitnesses.

Police have booked the Hindu godwoman and her private securitymen for murder and other sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act following the shooting incident.

Karnal is also the assembly constituency of Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar who heads the BJP government in the state.

Police said that further investigations were in progress and raids were being conducted to nab the accused.