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Sidhu Moose Wala murder: Delhi Court allows Punjab Police to formally arrest gangster Lawrence Bishnoi

Delhi Police had earlier said that gangster Lawrence Bishnoi is the mastermind behind the killing of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala.

Abhro Banerjee Edited by: Abhro Banerjee @AbhroBanerjee1 New Delhi Updated on: June 14, 2022 20:30 IST
Sidhu Moose Wala was murdered on May 29 in Punjab's Mansa
Image Source : YOUTUBE/SIDHU MOOSE WALA

Sidhu Moose Wala was murdered on May 29 in Punjab's Mansa

Highlights

  • Delhi Police had said Lawrence Bishnoi is the mastermind behind the killing Sidhu Moose Wala
  • The court asked the Punjab Police to provide the necessary documents
  • Punjab Police had said the killing of Moose Wala seemed to be the result of an inter-gang rivalry

Sidhu Moose Wala murder case: A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed Punjab Police to formally arrest gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in the case. The court said that the Punjab Police should provide the necessary documents, and after they are received, the application of Punjab Police seeking transit remand will be considered.

The court passed the order as Punjab Police produced gangster Lawrence Bishnoi before it after formally arresting him in the case. It directed the state police to produce Bishnoi Wednesday before Chief Judicial Magistrate in Mansa court. Punjab Police had said the killing of MooseWala seemed to be the result of an inter-gang rivalry and that the Lawrence Bishnoi gang was involved in it.

Earlier, Delhi Police had said that gangster Lawrence Bishnoi is the mastermind behind the killing of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala. 

Delhi Police Special CP HGS Dhaliwal said, "Lawrence Bishnoi is the mastermind behind the killing... Maharashtra Police has been given Mahakaal alias Siddhesh Hiraman Kamble's 14-day police custody remand. He is a close associate of one of the shooters, but he's not involved in the killing."

"Lawrence Bishnoi is the mastermind, can't share further details on how he was involved. Our efforts are underway to nab the remaining accused," Dhaliwal said.

The Delhi Police further informed that at least 5 people were involved in the killing. One Mahakaal has been arrested, he's a close associate of one of the shooters involved, though he was not involved in the shooting. Actual shooters will be arrested soon.

Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, who is being interrogated by the Special Cell and Mumbai Crime Branch in both the Moose Wala murder and Salman Khan threat letter case, has denied of having any involvement in a threat letter given to the Bollywood actor.

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