Sidhu Moose Wala murder: The big lead was the recovery of a fuel receipt (dated May 25, 2022) from the Bolero car used in the crime
A small clue in a vehicle helped in the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, leading to the arrest of 10 accused, including gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, and the main conspirator. The police have also identified four shooters involved in the incident.
Sidhu Moose Wala – who had left his house on May 29 at around 5 pm along with two persons, a neighbor and a cousin – was shot dead by unidentified persons. He was driving his Mahindra Thar SUV. Bhagwant Mann Sarkar constituted a special investigation team to investigate the murder.
Sidhu Moose Wala murder: The big lead was the recovery of a fuel receipt (dated May 25, 2022) from a Bolero car used in the crime, which was abandoned 13 km away near Khyala village, police said.
A police team was immediately sent to the Fatehabad petrol pump, which issued the receipt. There was also a plan to recover CCTV footage from the pump.
Sidhu Moose Wala murder: From the footage, police identified a person named Priyavrat from Sonepat, who was possibly a shooter, police said. He said the name of the owner of the Bolero is known from its engine and chassis number.
Later the police also traced all the vehicles used in the crime – a Mahindra Bolero, Toyota Corolla and a white Maruti Suzuki Alto. Apart from the main accused Lawrence Bishnoi, the police have arrested nine others. All have been charged with conspiracy, providing logistic support, conducting recce and providing shelter to the shooters.
The gangsters have claimed responsibility for the murder through a Facebook post.
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