Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Shooter, a teen, fired six times at slain singer

Sirsa, 18, was arrested last night from the bus terminal ISBT in Delhi

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Monday, July 04, 2022, 05:06 PM IST
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Two more people, including the one who shot popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala from a close range, have been arrested by Delhi Police's Special Cell. Among the arrested is Ankit Sirsa, who is youngest of all.

Sirsa, 18, was arrested last night from the bus terminal ISBT in Delhi. He is a member of convicted gangster Lawrence Bishnoi's gang, the police said.

He allegedly shot Moose Wala from the closest range and fired six bullets. His associate Sachin Virmani has also been arrested.

Besides Ankit, Sachin Bhiwani was also arrested. The two wanted criminals belong to Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar gang alliance.

Ankit was one of the shooters involved in the killing of Moose Wala, while Bhiwani was responsible for harbouring four of the shooters.

A senior police officer said Bhiwani, a native of Haryana, handles the operations of Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Rajasthan. He is also wanted in a case at Churu in Rajasthan.

Ankit, a resident of Sersa village in Haryana, is also named in two other cases of attempt to murder in Rajasthan.

A 9 mm pistol along with 10 live cartridges, a 30 mm pistol with nine live cartridges, three police uniforms of Punjab Police and two mobile handsets along with a dongle and SIM card have been seized from their possession

Last month, the Special Cell arrested three people, including two shooters, in connection with the killing of Moosewala.

The accused were identified as Priyavrat alias Fauji (26), a resident of Sonipat in Haryana; Kashish (24), also from the state's Jhajjar district; and Keshav Kumar (29), a resident of Bhatinda in Punjab.

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, known as Sidhu Moosewala, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29.

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