NIA raids 50 places in various states linked to over dozen gangsters


The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday conducted raids at 50 places in connection with the singer Sidhu Moosewala murder case. NIA teams have reached several locations in Delhi, NCR, Haryana, and Punjab. NIA has inputs that Sidhu Moosewala’s murder is linked to terror groups.

In this case, the NIA has prepared a list of people associated with Neeraj Bawana, Lawrence Bishnoi, and the Tajpuria gang. The agency says that some gangsters are also operating from jails.

Among them, raids were conducted at gangster Lawrence’s house located in Dutranwali village in Fazilka, Goldie Brar’s house in Muktsar Sahib, and Lalit Patial from Chandigarh. 

Gangster Vinay Deoda’s house in Kotkapura, a factory and gangster Shubham’s house in Amritsar have been raided. The house of gangster Ravi Rajgarh has been raided in Ludhiana.

All gangsters are suspected to have connection with terrorists.

The Union Home Ministry suspects that all these gangsters have links with terrorists. Weapons are being provided to them from Pakistan. Apart from this, it is also suspected that at the behest of terrorists, they can spoil the atmosphere in the country and target killing in India. The government has put these organizations on the list of terrorists.

Moosewala was murdered in May, charge sheet was filed against 24 murderers. In the first FIR, gangsters of the Lawrence gang were named in which gang chief Lawrence, Canada-based gangster Goldie Brar, Bikram Brar, Kala Jathedi, Jasdeep Singh alias Jaggu Bhagwanpuria, Sachin Thapan, Lawrence’s brother Anmol, and Lakhbir Singh Landa are included. Apart from the jail, these gangs are running operations from Canada, Dubai, and Pakistan.

Moosewala was murdered on 29 May in Mansa. In this case, the police have presented a charge sheet against 24 murderers in the Mansa court. It also has details of the shooters Mannu and Roopa killed in the encounter. In this, the gangsters sitting abroad now including Goldie Brar and Lipin Nehra are also charged under Red Corner Notice. At the same time, 166 witnesses have been made in this charge sheet. After Mundi’s arrest, the police will soon present a supplementary challan.

The killing of Moosewala mainly involved 6 shooters, known to have two modules named Corolla and Bolero modules. Out of these, after Bolero module leader shooter Priyavart Fauji, Ankit Sersa, and Kashish alias Kuldeep, the police also caught Deepak Mundi. On the other hand, the shooters of the Corolla module, Jagroop Roopa and Manpreet Mannu, were killed by the Punjab Police in an encounter at Bhakna village near Attari, Amritsar.

Moosewala’s killer was about to flee to Dubai: Mundi was caught in Darjeeling along with 2 accomplices. 

Deepak Mundi, the sixth shooter who shot dead Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, and his two accomplices were arrested from the BOP water tank of Khari Baori in Darjeeling on Saturday. Mundi was preparing to cross the Nepal border with his two companions Kapil Pandit and Rajendra Joker as told by Punjab Police senior officials.