NEW DELHI: Delhi Police Special Cell has arrested two more persons including a shooter in the assassination of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. The two, identified as Sachin Chaudhary alias Sachin Bhiwani and Ankit Toor, were arrested near the Kashmiri Gate Bus Stand on Sunday.
Police also claimed to have recovered one 9 mm pistol with 10 live cartridges and one pistol .30mm pistol with 9 live cartridges. Three Punjab Police uniforms and two mobile handsets along with an internet dongle and sim card were also recovered from the duo.
Sources told The New Indian that these uniforms were originally supposed to be used during the operation to kill Moosewala. But when they found that Moosewala’s security was scaled down, they changed their plan.
Police also said that both are active members of Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar’s gang. Police also said that the duo had executed the murder in their direction.
Earlier on June 20, the team from the Special Cell of Delhi police had arrested three members of the gang from Gujarat. The team also recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition which include eight grenades.
According to a police officer, with the arrest of these two, a total of 15 people were arrested in Moosewala killing by Punjab and Delhi Police.
Police said one of the arrested accused Ankit was one among the shooters involved in the killing of Moosewala besides two other heinous cases of attempts to murder in Rajasthan.
The other accused Sachin was responsible for harbouring four of the shooters involved in the Moosewala killing. Sachin was also wanted in a heinous case in Churu, Rajasthan. He was one of the key people handling all the operations of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Rajasthan. Both are residents of Haryana.