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Sidhu Moosewala’s Killer, Santhosh Jadhav, Arrested In Pune

Web Desk(TVM)Updated: Monday Jun 13, 2022

Pune :  Slain  singer-rapper turned politician, Sidhu Moosewala's killer has been arrested by  Pune rural police this morning. Interrogations are underway and the Additional Director General of Police(Law and Order), Kulwant Kumar Sanrangal is expected to give a media briefing during the day.

Jadhav is a gang man affiliated to Lawrence Bishnoi. He was detained in 2021 in another murder case at Machar police station in Pune but slipped away and had been absconding since. During investigations into Sidhu murder, Jadhav and his aide, Nagnath Suryavanshi, emerged as key suspects.

Earlier, police had arrested one Sidhesh Kamble alias Mahakal who had sheltered Jadhav post Sidhu’s murder. He was interroagated by Delhi Police Special Cell and Punjab Police resulting in more leads for the police.

A total of six persons are incriminated in Sidhu Moosewala’s murder.

The Murder: Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead by then unidentified shooters a day after the State govt lowered his security cover on 11 June.  There murder is believed to be a case of inter-gang rivalry, exposing the music industry nexus to gang world. . Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar claimed Sidhu was killed to avenge murder of Youth Akali Dal leader, Vikcy Middukhera in August of 2021.