Sidhu Moose Wala Murder: One Arrested, Sent To 5-Day Police Custody

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  • One arrested in connection to Sidhu Moose Wala murder case.
  • The accused was produced before Mansa court and is sent for five days police custody.
  • Sidhu Moose Wala was cremated today at his native place.

Punjab: The Punjab police made its first arrest in the brutal murder of singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala on Tuesday evening. The arrested accused is identified as Manpreet Singh, who was detained from Uttrakhand with the help of Uttarakhand Police and the Special Task Force last evening. He was produced before Mansa court and has been sent for police custody for five days, sources said.

According to reports, Manpreet Singh provided key logistical support in Moose Wala’s murder. Manpreet is a resident of Punjab’s Faridkot.

The Delhi Police Special Cell on Tuesday obtained five-day custody of Lawrence Bishnoi in connection with the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala. He is currently lodged in Tihar jail.

The Special Cell will also question accused Kala Jathedi, Shahrukh, and Kala Rana for their alleged role in the killing reported sources.

Famous Punjabi singer and Congress leader Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Sunday, a day after the state government pruned his security cover.

During the day, a sea of mourners bid a tearful farewell to popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who was cremated at his native village in Mansa district.

The body of the 28-year-old singer-politician was brought to his home in Moosa village amid tight security on Tuesday morning from Mansa civil hospital, where the post-mortem was conducted.

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