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India stampede: Dev Prakash Madhukar, indispensable accused despatched to 14-day judicial custody

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Madhukar became the “mukhya sevadar” (chief servant) of the “Satsang” (religious congregation) of self-styled godman Surajpal alias Narayan Sakar Hari alias Bhole Baba where the stampede passed off.

Devprakash Madhukar, the foremost accused in a stampede within the Indian bid of Uttar Pradesh’s (UP) Hathras became despatched to 14-day judicial custody by the Chief Judicial Justice of the Peace (CJM) courtroom on Saturday (July 6). This comes a day after Madhukar surrendered in Recent Delhi, his approved knowledgeable said on Friday.

Following his resign, Madhukar became taken into custody by the UP Police.

Madhukar became the “mukhya sevadar” (chief servant) of the “Satsang” (religious congregation) of self-styled godman Surajpal alias Narayan Sakar Hari alias Bhole Baba where the stampede passed off.

Madhukar is the sole accused named within the FIR lodged at the Sikandra Rao police residing in Hathras in connection with the incident, a file by the news agency PTI said.

‘What is our crime?’

In a video message, Madhukar’s approved knowledgeable AP Singh said, “As of late, we dangle surrendered Devprakash Madhukar, who became referred to as the foremost organiser within the FIR within the Hathras case, after calling the police, the SIT (Special Investigation Crew) and the STF (Special Activity Force) in Delhi since he became undergoing medication right here.”

“We had promised we wouldn’t apply for anticipatory bail since we did no corrupt. What is our crime? He is an engineer and a heart affected person. Doctors said his condition is obtain now and so we surrendered straight away time to affix the probe,” Singh added.

The approved knowledgeable identified that the police would possibly now fable his client’s reveal or request him “however must take notice of his smartly being condition and produce obvious that “nothing corrupt happens with him.”

Earlier, the UP Police presented a reward of $1,197 (spherical Rs 1 lakh) for data leading to Madhukar’s arrest.

‘Deeply saddened by incident’

Reacting to the stampede, Bhole Baba said on Friday that he became deeply saddened by the incident. Speaking to the news agency ANI, he said, “Might possibly possibly God give us the flexibility to gain this misfortune. Please maintain faith within the authorities and the administration.”

#WATCH | Hathras Stampede Accident | Mainpuri, UP: In a video reveal, Surajpal moreover identified as ‘Bhole Baba’ says, “… I’m deeply saddened after the incident of July 2. Might possibly possibly God give us the flexibility to gain this misfortune. Please maintain faith within the authorities and the administration. I… pic.twitter.com/7HSrK2WNEM

— ANI (@ANI) July 6, 2024

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“I dangle faith that someone who created the chaos wouldn’t be spared… Thru my approved knowledgeable AP Singh, I dangle requested the members of the committee to face with the bereaved families and the injured and aid all of them over their lives…,” he added.

(With inputs from companies)

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