Priyansh Vishwakarma Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Profession: Politician
Hometown: Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh

Priyansh Vishwakarma

ProfessionPolitician, Businessman
Famous forBeing involved in the murder case of a girl named Vedika Thakur in 2023
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 5”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Bharatiya Janata Party logo
Personal Life
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
HometownJabalpur, Madhya Pradesh
ControversiesAccused of taking dowry from wife
In 2016, he was accused by his wife of demanding dowry and physically assaulting her. A case was registered at Police Station Barela, District - Jabalpur (MP), for the offences under Sections 498 -A, 323 of IPC and 3/4 of Dowry Prohibition Act. [1]Indian Kanoon

Arrested in a murder case
In 2023, he was arrested for being involved in the murder of girl named Vedika. A police case was registered against him under IPC section 308 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 25, 26 of the Arms Act in Sanjeevani Nagar police station. [2]India Today
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseSneh Vishwakarma
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
Priyansh Vishwakarma with his sister (left), mother (centre) and father (right)
SiblingsSister- Priyanka Vishwakarma (picture in parents section)

Priyansh Vishwakarma

Some Lesser Known Facts About Priyansh Vishwakarma

  • Priyansh Vishwakarma is an Indian politician who is known for being a member of the BJP. He is also known for being involved in the murder case of a girl named Vedika Thakur in 2023.
  • He is the owner of the Leela Group of Builders and Developers, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.
  • On 16 June 2023, Priyansh shot at a woman named Vedika Thakur in his office in Dhanvantari Nagar causing her serious injuries. After shooting her, instead of immediately taking her to a hospital, he drove around in his car with her for approximately four hours. He admitted her to the Smart City Hospital and absconded from the hospital with the pistol and CCTV records from his office. He contacted her brother and told him about the incident after which her family came to the hospital.
  • On 18 June 2023, a video surfaced showing Vedika admitted to the hospital where she was acknowledging the fact that Priyansh was the one who shot her. In the video, she also expressed that she did not know the reason behind shooting her.

    A picture of Vedika Thakur in the hospital

    A picture of Vedika Thakur in the hospital

  • On 19 June 2023, he was caught by the police from Narsinghpur district after which he accepted shooting Vedika. He reached the Dhanwantri Nagar police station in a black Scorpio carrying BJP flags. The police did not file a case within 24 hours but after the relatives started questioning the police, a case was registered against him at the Sanjeevani Nagar police station under IPC section 308 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 25, 26 of the Arms Act.

    Priyansh Vishwakarma's scorpio with a BJP flag on it

    Priyansh Vishwakarma’s scorpio with a BJP flag on it

  • Vedika’s uncle, Ashok Thakur said that initially, her condition improved, but her condition worsened due to the bullet remaining in her back, leading to the spread of infection. Vedika underwent a stomach operation, and eventually, the doctors decided to put her on a ventilator on 24 June 2023. Her organs began to fail, and on 26 June 2023 at around 11:30 am, the doctors declared her dead. The doctors mentioned that Vedika’s organs were gradually failing, and even after a week since the incident, it was not possible to remove the bullet from her spinal cord.

    A picture of Vedika's x-ray showing bullet in her back

    A picture of Vedika’s x-ray showing a bullet in her back

  • After Vedika’s death, the police increased the charge of murder against Priyansh. The police also sent the bullet from Vedika’s body to Forensic Science Laboratory for investigation.

    Priyansh Vishwakarma after being arrested by the police

    Priyansh Vishwakarma after being arrested by the police

  • In response to the incident, the BJP issued a statement denying Priyansh’s claim of being a member or leader of their party. BJP Jabalpur president Prabhat Sahu issued a press release and stated,

    Priyansh Vishwakarma, a resident of Ganganagar, a suspect in the recent firing, does not hold any position in the Bharatiya Janata Party.”