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Ludhiana transporter destroyed phone after Moose Wala’s murder: Police

By, Ludhiana
Jun 27, 2022 01:24 AM IST

Ludhiana transporter Baldev Chaudhary alias Kaku was arrested on June 19 in a case of assault and his interrogation revealed that he was in contact with gangster Goldy Brar, one of the key accused in the singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder, through that phone

A Ludhiana-based transporter, who is a close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, had destroyed his phone on the day singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead, police said.

Ludhiana transporter destroyed phone after Moose Wala’s murder: Police
Ludhiana transporter destroyed phone after Moose Wala’s murder: Police

Baldev Chaudhary alias Kaku was arrested on June 19 in a case of assault and his interrogation revealed his connection with Bishnoi and that he was in contact with gangster Goldy Brar, one of the key accused in the singer’s murder, through that phone.

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On May 29, the day of the singer’s killing, Chaudhary was near Shambhu border when he asked his aide Mani to destroy his phone and dump it in a nullah. However, no direct link of Chaudhary with the murder of Moose Wala has been found till now.

Following the information provided by Chaudhary, the police have arrested Mani and his another aide Ninder.

According to police, when Chaudhary had gone to get weapons from Jaskaran Singh alias Karan of Bhadson of Patiala, he was accompanied by Ninder. Two illegal weapons and 11 live cartridges were already recovered from Chaudhary.

Chaudhary was also spotted in CCTVs installed at a petrol pump in Bathinda with some suspects in a Toyota Fortuner before Moose Wala’s murder, they said.

Inspector Beant Juneja at CIA staff-2 said that more important information was expected from the accused.

Chaudhary is a close friend of Bishnoi who would take care of Bishnoi’s mother and often take her to Tihar jail to meet her son.

Following the information provided by Chaudhary, the police had arrested 21-year-old Kabaddi player Jaskaran Singh alias Karan of Bhadson of Patiala for supplying illegal weapons to him on June 24. Karan was in contact with Goldy Brar over phone and used to supply weapons to criminals.

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    Tarsem Singh Deogan is a senior reporter at Ludhiana. He has 16 years of experience in journalism. He has covered all beats and now focuses on crime reporting.

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