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Moosewala Murder Case: Interpol Issues RCN Against Goldy Brar

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By: Anand Singh
Updated: June 10, 2022 4:22
Goldy Brar claimed the responsibility for killing Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala (right)
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NEW DELHI: Interpol on Thursday issued a Red Corner Notice (RCN) against Satinderjeet Singh alias Goldy Brar, who claimed responsibility for the murder of popular Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala.

Moosewala, who had fought the recent Punjab assembly elections on a Congress ticket, was shot dead by assailants on May 29 in Jawaharke village of Punjab’s Mansa district.

The Interpol RCN against Brar says he is accused of “murder, criminal conspiracy and supply of illegal firearms, attempt to murder, criminal conspiracy supply of illegal firearms”.

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Brar, who hails from Sri Muktsar Sahib, had gone to Canada on a student visa in 2017. He is an active member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.

Earlier in the day, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) issued clarifications on reports regarding the RCN request against Brar.

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On Wednesday, Punjab Police claimed that on May 19, 10 days before the murder of Moosewala, it had already sent the proposal to the CBI to issue an RCN against Brar.

In a statement, CBI said that the International Police Cooperation Unit (IPCU) of CBI, New Delhi coordinates the requests of sister law enforcement agencies for informal coordination through the Interpol including requests for the issuance of colour-coded notices.

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It further said that the proposal for issuance of an RCN against Brar was received on May 30 at 12:25 pm from the Bureau of Investigation, Punjab Police through e-mail.

“In this e-mail dated May 30, a copy of a letter dated May 19 was attached. Also, a hard copy of the same proposal was received from Punjab police in IPCU, CBI, New Delhi on May 30,” the CBI said.

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“After processing for confirmation of pre-requisite requirements, the Red Notice proposal was forwarded expeditiously to INTERPOL headquarters in Lyon on June 2,” it said.

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Soon after the murder of Moosewala, Brar claimed the responsibility on a Facebook post. He said that it was in retaliation to the murder of youth Akali leader Vicky Middukhera, which took place in August last year.

Earlier this week, the Punjab Police said it arrested eight persons in connection with the murder of Moosewala.

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