Indian woman arrested for recreating Gandhi assassination

Police in India have arrested a woman for recreating the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi.

Pooja Pandey, leader of fringe Hindu right-wing group Hindu Mahasabha, is accused of appearing in a video shooting an effigy of Gandhi with an air pistol.

The video went viral after being shot at an event which was allegedly organised to "celebrate" the 71st anniversary of the assassination.

A number of people have been arrested in connection with the incident, which took place on 30 January.

Ms Pandey had been on the run following increasing calls for her arrest.

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