The Uttarakhand has detained a suspect in the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, sources in police said on Monday. The suspect allegedly hid among pilgrims who were part of the Hemkund Sahib yatra. He was detained by Punjab and Uttarakhand police team.
The suspect detained from Dehradun is said to be a member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang, who has claimed responsibility for the Moose Wala killing, they said. Five more suspects have been detained from Uttarakhand. All of them are being taken to Punjab. Along him, five more suspects were taken to Punjab, they added.
Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district on Sunday.
The Congress and the BJP had hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal after Punjabi rapper Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in Punjab’s Mansa district on Sunday. The incident occurred a day after the state’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government withdrew the security of some 420 people, including Moose Wala.
Opposition parties slammed AAP government over the law & order. The BJP on Sunday blamed AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal for murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. The party said that the Punjab is being governed by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal through a remote control.
Addressing the media, party spokesperson Sambit Patra alleged that the secret list which had the names of those whose security was removed was made public.
“In a way, it was an open invitation to murderers, that you can do you work … Arvind Kejriwal is responsible for this murder,” Patra had said.
The Congress on Sunday sought the dismissal of the AAP government in Punjab over the killing of popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. The party said that the present government has lost the moral authority to govern.
Targeting the AAP government, former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that the law and order have collapsed in Punjab and criminals no longer fear law.