Police say Lawrence Bishnoi admitted to planning Musewala’s murder since last August

Bishnoi has confessed to conspiring with Canadian gangsters Goldie Brar, Sachin Thapan and Anmol.

Bishnoi has confessed to conspiring with Canadian gangsters Goldie Brar, Sachin Thapan and Anmol.

gangster lawrence bishnoi Confessed that he was the “mastermind” in Punjabi singer Sidhu Musewala murder And the plan was going on since last August, Punjab Police ADGP Pramod Ban said on Thursday.

Mr Ban, who also heads the Anti Gangster Task Force, said another accused, Baldev alias Nikku, a resident of Haryana’s Sirsa district, was arrested on Thursday.

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, also known as Sidhu Musewala, was shot dead in Mansa district on May 29, a day after the Punjab government temporarily cut the security cover of the singer and 423 people was.

“We recently arrested Lawrence Bishnoi in this case and his remand was extended till June 27. He has admitted that he was the mastermind (in Musewala’s murder),” Mr. Ban told reporters here.

The ADGP said, ‘The conspiracy to execute the murder was being hatched since August last year. As per our information, Reiki was done thrice. In January also a different group of shooters had come to kill Musewala, but could not do so. ,

“We have arrested 13 people so far and the whole conspiracy has been uncovered,” Mr. Ban said. Lawrence has also admitted to using mobile phones in Tihar Jail.

Asked whether the weapons recovered by the Delhi Police from the shooters arrested in the case were used in the murder of Musewala, he said they were waiting for forensic analysis.

“We will have to get forensic examination of those weapons to see if those weapons were used in this case, that is part of the investigation.” Mr Ban said fake passports made outside Punjab were used by Lawrence’s brother Anmol and his colleague Sachin Thapan to travel abroad earlier this year.

The police officer said that Bishnoi had settled them abroad, from where they could coordinate, facilitate and successfully execute the crime without being seen or convicted.

He said that a separate FIR has been registered in Mohali in the case of fake passport.

He said that Bishnoi has confessed to conspiring with Canadian gangsters Goldie Brar, Sachin Thapan and Anmol.

Mr. Ban said the police had received information about associates, arms suppliers, financiers and others helping the gang in various activities. Police have arrested 19 people associated with this gang in different districts of the state.

The ADGP said that a team of Punjab Police is in the national capital to interrogate the arrested shooter Priyavrat alias Fauji and others, who are in the custody of Delhi Police.

Arrest in Musewala murder case

He said that within hours of Moosewala’s murder, Punjab Police made the first arrest in the case. Some of the accused involved in the incident had reached Mansa three-four days before the incident.

The ADGP said, “As far as the arrest of other accused is concerned, eight to nine teams of Anti Gangster Task Force are on the job. We are in touch with other states also and hope to nab them soon.”

Regarding the accused arrested on Thursday, Mr. Ban said that the main person who did Reiki with Sandeep was Baldev, who has also been arrested. He said Baldev took a selfie with Musewala and spoke to Goldie Brar and Sachin Thapan over phone and briefed the conspirators who had direct contact with the shooters.

A Mansa court had recently extended the police remand of Lawrence Bishnoi, who was brought to the state by Punjab Police last week for questioning in the Musewala murder case.

The Delhi Police had arrested three people, including two shooters, in the case after officials said on Monday that one of them was in contact with Canadian gangster Goldie Barr at the time of the incident.

Eight grenades, one under-barrel grenade launcher, nine electric detonators, one assault rifle with 20 cartridges, three state-of-the-art pistols, 36 rounds and a part of an AK series assault rifle have been recovered from them, police said.

He had said that the explosives were part of a backup plan in case the weapons did not work, the accused identified as Priyavrat alias Fauji (26), a resident of Sonipat in Haryana, Kashish (24) also a resident of the state. Keshav Kumar (29), a resident of Jhajjar district, and Bhatinda in Punjab.

Police had said that Priyavrat led a team of shooters and was in direct contact with Brar at the time of the incident. He is the main shooter and executioner of the murder, the Delhi Police had said.