It was Nagpanchami, an auspicious day, and Phoolan Devi had made milk kheer, which she also innocently offered her would-be killer hours before he shot her dead. Sher Singh Rana, who shot dead Phoolan Devi, India`s famed bandit queen-turned-parliamentarian, on July 25, 2001, had come to meet her at her MP`s house under a false name and said he wanted to join her Eklavya Sena.
A senior police officer today
told a Delhi court that prime accused Sher Singh Rana had led
investigators to the residence of bandit-turned-politician
Phoolan Devi and confessed to his complicity in her murder.
A senior police officer has told a Delhi court that prime accused Sher Singh Rana killed bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi to avenge the 1981 Behmai massacre in which she and her gang had murdered 17 people.
A Delhi court has asked a jail superintendent of Tihar prison to file a report on the allegations of two accused, facing trial in the 2001 murder of bandit-turned-politician Phoolan Devi that they were beaten up.