NEW DELHI: Investigations and interrogations of the arrested shooters of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala have revealed that there was one more bid of killing attempt made in January 2022. This attempt was made by gangsters from Delhi, Haryana and Punjab.
This was the third module which the Punjab Police and Delhi Police have identified as the Moosewala killing conspirators.
Highly placed sources told The New Indian that the killers from Delhi, Haryana and Punjab were tasked to execute the killing. Three of them were from Delhi were – Govind Singh Thapa alias Dany, Aman Khan and Shahrukh – the other three from Haryana and six from Punjab.
Shahrukh came in August last year along with the Haryana guys. In January 2022, Mandeep, ‘Toffan’, ‘Money’, ‘Raiya’ and three young boys from Haryana came to attack. All the killers are in their 20s.
“But they failed in their bid as they were not carrying sophisticated firearms… They told Goldy and Lawrence that if they want to kill Moosewala they need to be equipped with a huge cache of firearms. And the firearms should be sophisticated one, “ said a police officer privy to the investigations. While Goldy Brar is believed to be in Canada, Lawrence Bishnoi was in Tihar then.
This was the first module that was sent to kill Moosewala in January, said the officer adding the second and third modules managed to kill Moosewala, added the source.
Sources also told The New Indian that forensic and ballistic reports of the firearms used in the Moosewala killing have suggested that AK 47, 9 mm and 30 bore pistols were used in the assassination of Moosewala.
The second and third modules were prepared with a huge cache of arms and ammunition. They were also carrying hand grenades and planned to use police uniforms to execute the plan foolproof. The Delhi Police in their latest arrest of shooters had claimed to have recovered eight hand grenades and Punjab police uniforms.
Police have also claimed that two modules travelled in two different vehicles and fired indiscriminately as they had planned. Over 50 bullets have shot the Thar in which Moosewala was sitting.
A total of sixteen persons including three shooters have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Punjabi singer.
Interpol has already issued a Red Corner Notice against Goldy Brar, however, Lawrence Bishnoi was behind bars. Both are believed to be the mastermind and executioners of the murder of Moose Wala while sitting abroad and behind a bar.
Two other conspirators – Anmol Bishnoi, who is Lawrence Bishnoi’s brother, and Sachin Bishnoi – of the same village have also been believed to be escaped out of the country.