Key Accused in Moosewala Murder Escapes Police Custody

Punjab: One of the main accused in Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala’s murder case, Deepak Tinu, a close aid of Bishnoi has escaped from police custody on Saturday night in Punjab’s Mansa district, officials said on Sunday.

Officials added that Tinu managed to escape while he was brought on a production warrant from Goindwal Sahib jail in another case by the Mansa police.

“We are working on it, police parties are on the job and we will catch him soon, said Inspector General, Bathinda Range, Mukhwinder Singh Chhina confirming that a manhunt is launched.

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moosewala, was shot dead in Punjab’s Mansa district on May 29.More than 30 accused have been identified so far and key links have been drawn to Bishnoi. Tinu is among 24 accused who have been charge-sheeted in the murder case.

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