Sidhu Moosewala Murder Case: Punjab Police Arrest Chief Shooter From Nepal Border, More Aides Nabbed

Sidhu Moosewala Murder Case: Punjab Police Arrest Chief Shooter From Nepal Border, More Aides Nabbed

New Delhi: In a major breakthrough in singer Sidhu Moosewala’s death case, Punjab Police in a joint operation with Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang and recovered 11 pistols from him, sources told ABP News. Identified as Deepak Mundi, the shooter reportedly involved in Moosewala’s killing was nabbed by police officials near India Nepal border and is now being brought back. The team is expected to arrive in Delhi later tonight.

Sources have also informed ABP News that three other accused Kapil Pandit and Rajinder, who allegedly provided the logistic support in Moosewala’s murder, and Manpreet Singh, have also been nabbed.

In a major breakthrough, Punjab Police, in a joint operation with central agencies & Delhi Police, arrested Deepak alias Mundi, absconding shooter of Sidhu Moose Wala, with 2 associates – Kapil Pandit & Rajinder: Gaurav Yadav, DGP Punjab Police pic.twitter.com/Cx6ftLmLu7

— ANI (@ANI) September 10, 2022

“Deepak, Kapil Pandit and Rajinder arrested today by AGTF team at the WB-Nepal border in the culmination of an intelligence-based operation. Deepak was the shooter in Bolero module, Kapil Pandit and Rajinder provided logistical support, including weapons and hideouts,” news agency ANI quoted Punjab DGP Gaurav Yadav as saying.

According to a report by news agency PTI, Lawrence Bishnoi gang member gang member Manpreet Singh, a resident of Ludhiana, was nabbed in Kharar in Punjab, Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police Vivek Sheel Soni said.

Manpreet, 25, is facing two criminal cases, one each in Ludhiana and Kharar, the SSP added.

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Notably, a 9mm Glock pistol, ten 0.32 pistols, three cartridges and a luxury car were recovered from Singh, police said, adding that the weapons were supplied to him by one Ashwani Kumar, a resident of Pehowa in Haryana. Kumar has already been arrested.

It is to be noted that three months back, Bishnoi had admitted that he was the “mastermind” in Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala’s killing on May 29 and he was planning it since August last year.