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2 Main Accused Shooters Arrested; Says Delhi Police

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  • Two sharp shooters arrested on Monday.
  • Accused identified as Priyavrat, and Kashish.
  • Around 6 shooters been identified so far.

New Delhi: In a big breakthrough in the Sidhu Moose Wala murder, the Delhi Police today arrested two sharpshooters in connection with the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. The accused have been identified as Priyavrat alias Fauji (26), a resident of Sonepat in Haryana, Kashish (24), from Jhajjar district in Haryana, and Keshav Kumar (29), a resident of Bhatinda in Punjab.

“Two main shooters including a module head of shooters arrested, a large number of arms & explosives recovered,” a senior police official from the Special Cell said.

“Six shooters were identified. Two modules of shooters who were in touch with Goldy Brar were involved in this incident. Manpreet Manu fired at Sidhu Moose Wala. All 6 shooters fired multiple rounds of bullets,” the official added.

As per the information given by the police, the accused Priyavrat was the module head and was in direct touch with Gold Brar. He is said to have led the team at the time of the incident. Preliminary investigations have revealed that Priyavrat has been previously involved in two murder cases. He was arrested in 2015 in a murder case of Sonipat and was wanted for another murder in 2021.

The second shooter, Kashish was also a wanted accused in the Jhajjhar case, Haryana in 2021.

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