New Delhi: A video of five accused in the murder case of Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moosewala went viral on Monday as it showed the killers celebrating, apparently after committing the crime.
In the viral video shared by news agency ANI, Moosewala’s murder accused Ankit Sirsa, Priyavrat, Kapil, Sachin Bhivani and Deepak could be seen brandishing their guns inside a vehicle.
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On Sunday night, Delhi Police arrested Ankit and Sachin Bhiwani, both wanted criminals belonging to the Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar gang alliance.
With this, the city police has so far arrested five people in connection with the case, they said.
According to police, Ankit was one of the shooters involved in the killing of Moosewala, while Bhiwani was responsible for harbouring four of the shooters.
A senior police officer said Bhiwani, a native of Haryana, handles the operations of Lawrence Bishnoi gang in Rajasthan. He is also wanted in a case at Churu in Rajasthan.
Bhiwani provided the shooters all support before and after the incident, the officer said.
He also said that Ankit, a resident of Sersa village in Haryana, is also named in two other cases of attempt to murder in Rajasthan.
A 9 mm pistol along with 10 live cartridges, a 30 mm pistol with nine live cartridges, three police uniforms of Punjab Police and two mobile handsets along with a dongle and SIM card have been seized from their possession, police said.
Last month, the Special Cell arrested three people, including two shooters, in connection with the killing of Moosewala.
The accused were identified as Priyavrat alias Fauji (26), a resident of Sonipat in Haryana; Kashish (24), also from the state’s Jhajjar district; and Keshav Kumar (29), a resident of Bhatinda in Punjab.
Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, known as Sidhu Moosewala, was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district on May 29.