India stampede: main organizer of religious event surrenders to police

NEW DELHI: The chief organizer of an Indian preacher’s event where a stampede killed 121 people this week surrendered to police on Friday, a lawyer for the preacher said, after police launched a manhunt. Devprakash Madhukar was named a key suspect in an initial police report on charges including attempted culpable homicide. Police announced a reward of 100,000 rupees ($1,200) for information leading to his arrest.

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