New Delhi: Gujarat Police on Thursday morning brought gangster Lawrence Bishnoi to the national capital from Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Central Jail. Bishnoi was brought to Delhi airport with utmost security at around 12:30 am. He was taken to Gujarat by Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in connection with a case of cross-border smuggling of drugs. In April this year, the magistrate's court in Nalia, Kutch granted Gujarat ATS a 14-day custody of the gangster.
Bishnoi accused in the Siddhu Moosewala murder case was arrested by the Punjab police last year.
Lawrence Bishnoi shifted to Mandoli Jail
Gangster Bishnoi has been shifted to Mandoli Jail for security reasons. According to sources, Lawrence Bishnoi has been kept in cell number 15 of the high-security ward. Amid the possibility of a gang war in Tihar Jail after the murder of Tillu Tajpuria in the jail premises, the jail administration has taken this decision.
Notably, Tajpuriya, a close aide of Bishnoi, was killed on May 2 by four members of the rival Gogi gang Deepak alias Titar, Yogesh alias Tunda, Rajesh, and Riyaz Khan. He was stabbed "92 times" with injuries found on his head, chest and back. Tajpuriya was an accused in the 2021 Rohini court shootout case.
About Lawrence Bishnoi
Bishnoi is a dreaded gangster who has dozens of cases registered against him. The criminal who has been involved in crimes like murder and extortion. Bishnoi is the mastermind behind the killing of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala.
Bishnoi had also alleged that Moosewala was involved in the killing of Akali Dal youth leader Vikramjit Singh, alias Vicky Middukhera, on August 7 last year which led to a "rivalry" between him and the Punjabi singer.