Court extends gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s NIA remand by another 4 days in terror link case

A Delhi Court on Saturday extended the NIA remand of Lawrence Bishnoi by 4 days in connection with the Siddhu Moosewala murder case. The National Investigating Agency is probing the angle of links of Delhi NCR’s gangsters with terror outfits. Special Judge (NIA) Shailendra Malik of Patiala House Court on Saturday granted another 10 days’ remand period to NIA after hearing the submissions made by the agency.  NIA on Saturday produced Lawrence Bishnoi through Video Conferencing after the end of his 10 days’ remand granted on the last date of hearing.

While seeking further remand of Lawrence, NIA submitted that there are still contract killings in Rajasthan where gangster Raju Teth was shot dead by four men during a gangwar in Sikar district. Following the incident, a user claiming to be  from Lawrence Bishnoi group took the responsibility of the attack.

NIA, while seeking further remand of Lawrence, submitted that there are still contract killings in the neighbouring state (Rajasthan) where gangster Raju Theth was shot dead by four men at the gate of his house in Sikar district. Lawrence’s involvement is also suspected in this encounter, said NIA.

The agency during the hearing submitted that it is investigating Sidhu Moosewala’s case and probing the angle of links of gangsters with Pakistan-based terror outfits. NIA further informed the Court that during the Police Custody examination accused Lawrence Bishnoi is the main accused of this case which operates gangs/syndicates to commit terrorist acts in India with the intention to strike terror in the minds of people.

Earlier, Delhi police had said that Lawrence Bishnoi was using a mobile number that a member of the Indian Mujahideen was using. The calls made by Bishnoi and his gang members were intercepted.

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