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    Moosewala Murder: 6 Detained From U'khand

    Moosewala Murder
    Inam Ansari
    May30/ 2022

    Dehradun: Punjab Police on Monday detained six people from Dehradun's Peliyon Police Chowki area in connection with Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's murder, said Special Task Force sources. According to the sources, Uttarakhand STF and Punjab STF, in a joint operation with Dehradun Police, have detained six people who helped in the killing of Sidhu Moosewala by cordoning off the Shimla bypass Naya Gaon outpost. All six detained persons are being questioned by Punjab Police. Confirming the same, Uttarakhand Director General of Police Ashok Kumar told ANI that he has been told by the Uttarakhand STF that some of the detained people have been taken by the Punjab Police for questioning. Six persons were travelling to Punjab from Hemkund Sahib Yatra in a vehicle which was intercepted by Uttarakhand STF and local police following a tip-off. According to the information, the person who helped the main accused in providing a vehicle and shelter has also been detained. Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants as he drove past the Jawaharke village of Mansa district. The gruesome incident took place two days after Punjab Police withdrew the security cover of 424 persons including him. Notably, the singer had joined the Congress party last year in December ahead of the assembly elections. Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar claimed responsibility for Moosewala's murder in a Facebook post on Sunday evening. Goldy Brar is a close aide of gang leader Lawrence Bishnoi, who is also said to be involved in the singer's murder. Meanwhile, Punjab Police in their preliminary investigation linked the murder with an inter-gang rivalry. Punjab Police has registered an FIR against unknown persons after Sidhu Moosewala was shot ...

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