Moosewala Murder: Shooters Planned to Use Grenades
NEW DELHI, (IANS) – In a startling revelation in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case, Delhi Police said on June 20 that the assailants would have used grenades to kill the singer in case the guns didn’t work.
The disclosure by police came after it arrested two main shooters and their facilitator, who were involved in the May 29 killing of Punjabi singer Shubhdeep Singh, popularly known as Sidhu Moosewala.
The two accused shooters, identified as Priyavrat alias Fauji (26), a resident of Sonipat in Haryana, and Kashish alias Kuldeep (24), were arrested from Kutch district in Gujarat on June 19.
Police found a huge cache of arms and ammunition hidden in a village in Haryana.
“We recovered eight grenades along with an under-barrel grenade launcher. The high explosive grenades are designed for use with grenade launchers. The grenade launcher can be mounted on AK-47 assault rifles,” Dhaliwal said.
Apart from grenades, the police also found nine electric detonators, one assault rifle along with 20 rounds, three sophisticated star pistols of .30 bore, 36 rounds of 7.62 mm star pistols and parts of AK series assault rifle.