Who is Sachin Thapan Bishnoi, key conspirator in Sidhu Moosewala's killing?
- Sachin Thapan Bishnoi is a key conspirator in Sidhu Moosewala's killing
- He fled India over a month before the incident, Delhi Police said
- Moosewala was shot dead in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29
According to a senior police officer, Sachin Bishnoi was one of the key plotters.
It is believed that Sachin along with Brar made the entire plan to kill the Punjabi singer, the officer said.
Sachin left the country in April, the officer added.
Moosewala was shot dead in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29. On Monday, the police had said two more people, including the one who shot Moosewala from a close range, have been arrested by the Special Cell. With the arrest of the duo, the city police has so far arrested five people in connection with the case.
The Delhi Police arrested Ankit Sirsa (19) and Sachin Bhiwani (25) on Sunday night. The two wanted criminals belong to the Lawrence Bishnoi-Goldy Brar gang.
Last month, the Special Cell arrested three people, including two shooters, in connection with Moosewala's killing.
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.
Who is Sachin Thapan Bishnoi?
Sachin Thapan Bishnoi claims that Lawrence Bishnoi is his maternal uncle and that they are from the same village in Punjab's Fazilka district, news channel News-18 reported.
He further addded that Moosewala, who was a Congress leader, was not killed for any “publicity stunt” or for “ransom”, but because he “financially supported and arranged for the shelter” of gangsters.
Thapan, as per starsunfolded.com, is 25 years old. He hails from Abohar, Punjab.
As per the website, the gangster likes writing, boxing and listening to music. He is fluent in three languages- Hindi, English, and Punjabi. His Facebook profile shows that Thapan is a follower of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). As per reports, he is associated with Gau Raksha Dal, a non-governmental organization (NGO) working towards the protection of cows.