Moosewala Killing: 2 gangsters, a part of first group to kill singer, nabbed

Moosewala Killing: 2 gangsters, a part of first group to kill singer, nabbed



Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, September 16

Performing on a tip-off, the Anti-Gangster Job Pressure of the Punjab Police right now arrested two gangsters, Manpreet Singh, alias Mani Rayya (30), and Mandeep Singh, alias Mandeep Toofan (24), from Harsha Chhinna (Amritsar) and Khakh village (Tarn Taran), respectively.

Singer’s father in PGI

  • Slain singer Sidhu Moosewala’s father Balkaur Singh was on Friday admitted to the PGI after he complained of ache within the chest
  • On Thursday, he was admitted to a non-public hospital in Patiala from the place he was shifted to the PGI

The 2 shooters had been a part of the group that was first assigned the duty of gunning down Punjabi singer-turned-politician Sidhu Moosewala. Nevertheless, they failed to perform the duty following which it was handed over to a second group, which shot him lifeless at Jawaharke village in Mansa district on Could 29.

“Rayya and Toofan, together with gangsters Kapil Pandit and Sachin Thapan, had performed a recce of Moosewala at his village thrice in February. That they had additionally organized police uniforms for impersonation, however failed to perform the duty,” stated officiating DGP Gaurav Yadav. Investigations revealed that Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar had despatched two separate groups to kill Moosewala, he added.

The DGP stated Satvir Singh (already arrested) introduced Toofan and Rayya to Bathinda on Could 20 and launched them to Manu and Priyavart Fauji, a part of the second group despatched to kill Moosewala. They had been in shut contact with Goldy Brar whereas they stayed in Bathinda, he added. The duo was additionally wished within the killing of gangster Ranbir Singh, alias Rana Kandowalia, in a non-public hospital in August final 12 months. Rayya was injured within the retaliatory hearth by Kandowalia’s accomplices.

A .30 caliber Chinese language pistol, a .45 caliber pistol Taurus USA, a .357 caliber magnum revolver and a .32 caliber pistol together with 36 cartridges have been seized from them.

The DGP stated the police had received a serious lead within the RPG assault on the Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters in Mohali as each had accompanied Deepak Jhajjar and Devayanshu throughout a gangster’s homicide in 2021. Deepak and Devayanshu are the important thing accused within the RPG assault case.





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