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Lawrence Bishnoi’s Nephew Sachin Thapan Arrested In Azerbaijan, Anmol Bishnoi Traced To Kenya

Both are involved in the Sidhu Moosewala killing which took place on May 29 in Mansa.

File Photo of Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi. (ANI Photo)

Chandigarh: Jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s nephew Sachin Thapan has been arrested from Azerbaijan while another accused in the case Bishnoi’s brother Anmol Bishnoi has been traced to Kenya.

The names of the two accomplices figure in the charge sheet submitted by the Mansa Police to the Session’s Court, Mansa. Thapan was detained at the behest of Punjab Police in Azerbaijan.

Thapan and Anmol Bishnoi fled India on a fake passport days before Moosewala was killed by sharpshooters on May 29 at Jawaharke village barely seven km from his home in Mansa.

Notably, Sachin Thapan had called up a new channel days after the execution of the crime and claimed responsibility for Moosewala’s murder. He had then said, “I have killed Moosewala with my own hands.” And that Moosewala was killed “because he was instrumental in our brother Vicky Middukhera and Gurlal Brar’s killing.”

According to the sources, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is now carrying out the formalities required for the extradition of Sachin. The Ministry has written to the Punjab Police and asked for all the details about the accused, his family background, criminal history, arrest warrants, and his specific role in the Moose Wala case and the records thereof.

On the sidelines, the officials said efforts are also being made to arrest Anmol, brother of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi. Sachin, Anmol, Goldy Brar, and Lipin Nehra are the four gangsters who were involved in Moosewala’s killing and are currently at large. Brar and Nehra are hiding in Canada.

Sources said Lawrence Bishnoi had planned the exit of Sachin and Anmol from India by procuring fake passports for the two. Initial rumours were that the two had flown to Canada.

Bishnoi wanted the execution of Moosewala killed from a foreign land so that their culpability cannot be established. All the conversations between them took place on Whatsapp calls. Later, Sachin Thapan told a news channel that he had killed Moosewala with his own hands to mislead the cops. Anmol Bishnoi has close to 19 criminal cases against him while Sachin Thapan is wanted in 12 criminal cases.

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