Sidhu Moosewala Killing: Lawrence Bishnoi gang killed singer in third try
Chandigarh, June 23
The Anti-Gangster Activity Drive (AGTF) of the Punjab Police as we speak introduced it had arrested 32 gangsters and associates of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang in reference to singer Sidhu Moosewala’s killing.
Slain singer Sidhu Moosewala’ s track titled “SYL” hit a million views on YouTube in simply half-hour after the discharge on Thursday night. That is the primary track launched after his dying.
Of them, 13 have been concerned immediately with the homicide conspiracy whereas 19 have been their associates serving to the gang with unlawful actions, provide of funds and weapons, apart from offering different logistic assist.
In its first detailed disclosure to the media after the homicide, AGTF chief ADGP Pramod Ban stated the plan to kill Moosewala started in August final yr (following the homicide of Youth Akali Dal chief Vicky Middukhera). “Lawrence Bishnoi was the mastermind of the conspiracy, which he hatched from Tihar Jail, New Delhi. The motive was to avenge Middukhera’s killing. The Lawrence gang believed that the singer was concerned within the Akali chief’s killing. Nonetheless, the Punjab Police investigation into the Akali chief’s homicide has not established the singer’s position.”
The gang succeeded in focusing on Moosewala within the third try. “It first tried in January by way of one other group of gangsters (as per Delhi Police, this module was led by gangster Shahrukh Khan) however received no alternative. Later, they got here near their goal on Could 25 however once more failed earlier than lastly placing on Could 29 night at Jawahar Ke village.
Asserting the arrest of the thirteenth accused, Baldev Nikku (a resident of Takhtmal, Sirsa, and proclaimed offender in 14 circumstances), who was immediately concerned with the killing, the ADGP stated Nikku together with Kekda was a key accused within the conspiracy.
“He was concerned within the recce of the singer’s home and stored tabs on his motion. He took a selfie with Moosewala on the day of the killing when the singer got here out of his home. Nikku together with Kekda made telephone calls, together with video calls, to Goldy Brar and Sachin Bishnoi and signalled the shooters to focus on the sufferer.”
The ADGP stated Lawrence hatched the conspiracy with Canada-based gangster Goldy, apart from Sachin Bishnoi, alias Thapan, and Lawrence’ youthful brother Anmol Bishnoi. “Lawrence organized Sachin and Anmol’s escape from the nation on pretend passports in April. Later, Sachin in a media interview falsely claimed he was among the many shooters. This was performed to mislead the police in order that the precise culprits would get time to flee.”