The alleged mastermind of Indian singer Sidhu Moose Wala has been detained in the United States, India’s NDTV reported quoting sources on Friday.
Gangster Goldy Brar, a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, recently moved to the US from Canada, where he was based since 2017, according to the Indian media report published on Friday.
The gangster was detained in California on November 20, the sources added.
Brar, who owned Moose Wala's murder in a Facebook post, moved to the US reportedly under pressure. He had been living in Fresno city and had cities like Sacramento, Frizow, and Salt Lake as his safe house.
India's spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), the intelligence wing of Delhi Police, and their counterparts in Punjab are learned to have received inputs that Goldy Brar's arrest has caused a big stir in California.
The news was confirmed by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann. "There is a confirmed piece of news this morning. Being the head of the state I tell you that a big gangster sitting in Canada, Goldy Brar has been detained in America," he said, according to news agency ANI.
28-year-old Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moose Wala, was shot dead in his SUV near his village in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29.
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