Two extra suspected shooters arrested in Dera follower homicide case
Chandigarh, November 17
Two extra suspected shooters concerned within the killing of a Dera Sacha Sauda follower have been arrested, Punjab Police mentioned on Thursday.
One other individual was additionally arrested for his alleged involvement in offering logistics to the three shooters from Haryana, they mentioned.
Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda follower Pardeep Singh, an accused within the 2015 Bargari sacrilege case, was shot useless by six assailants in his store at Kotkapura in Faridkot on November 10.
Punjab Director Basic of Police Gaurav Yadav mentioned two shooters recognized as Manpreet alias Mani and Bhupinder alias Goldy have been arrested from Hoshiarpur within the homicide case of Pardeep.
“Within the focused killing of Pardeep Singh on 10 Nov in #Kotkapura, CI Jalandhar, @PP_Hoshiarpur & @FaridkotPolice arrested 2 shooters from #Hoshiarpur in joint operation:Manpreet@ Mani & Bhupinder@ Goldy,” mentioned Yadav in a tweet.
Yadav additional mentioned, “#Faridkot Police have arrested Baljit @ Manna for offering logistics to three #Haryana-based shooters.”
The DGP mentioned Canada-based gangster Golgy Brar was the mastermind within the homicide of the Dera follower.
“#Canada-based Gangster Goldy Brar is the mastermind of this conspiracy,” he mentioned.
Earlier, three suspected shooters have been nabbed inside hours of the homicide from Patiala by the particular cell of the Delhi police.
One of many suspects was recognized as Jitender whereas two others have been minors.
Whereas 4 shooters have been from Haryana, two have been from Punjab, police mentioned.
Regardless of Punjab Police safety, Pardeep was killed by six assailants in his dairy store in Kotkapura in Faridkot.
His safety man and one other individual had sustained bullet accidents within the incident.
Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar had then claimed accountability for the killing in a purported social media submit. Brar is the primary accused within the homicide case of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, who was shot useless in Might.