December 3, 2022


Police arrest two shooters in Moosewala Murder

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The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested two main shooters and their one facilitator allegedly involved in the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala.

The accused were identified as Priyavrat alias Fauji (26), a resident of Sonipat in Haryana and Kashish alias Kuldeep (24).

One of the arrested individuals was the the head of the ‘Bolero module’ of assailants, a senior Delhi Police official said

The police added that the accused Priyavrat led the team of shooters and was allegedly in direct touch with Goldy Brar at the time of incident.

Accused Priyavrat was previously found involved in two murder cases and was arrested in 2015 in one murder case of Sonipat and wanted in another murder case of Sonipat in 2021.

Both shooters were spotted in CCTV footage around the area the murder took place.

The third arrestee was identified as Keshav Kumar (29), a resident of Bhatinda, Punjab. Keshav is alleged to have acted as a facilitator responsible for the getaway car.

Keshav allegedly accompanied the shooters till Mansa on the day of incident, during reconnaissance and also during the previous attempts.

The police have also recovered a huge number of arms and explosives from the accused.

Moosewala, 28, a popular Punjabi singer, was shot dead in his car on May 29 at Jawaharke village of the Mansa district in Punjab.

Moosewala was shot at close range in the driving seat of the Mahindra Thar SUV, as the shooters unloaded 30 rounds. The two other occupants in the car, his friends, Gurwinder Singh and Gurpreet Singh survived with bullet injuries.

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