Police in the United States apprehended a wanted international arms dealer, Dharmanjot Singh Kahlon, in connection with the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, as per media reports.
It has been reported that the arms dealer Kahlon was detained in California and he shares close connection with gangsters Goldy Brar and Lawrence Bishnoi; the two gangsters also accused in the same murder case. While Brar is believed to be hiding in Canada, Bishnoi is lodged in the Bathinda central jail.
According to a report by NDTV, accussed gangster Goldy Brar used weapons supplied by Kahlon in Sidhu Moosewala's murder who, at the age of 28, was shot dead on May 29 last year in Punjab's Mansa.
As per sources, the government will soon get in touch with the FBI to extradite Kahlon to India.
Who is Dharmanjot Singh Kahlon?
Kahlon, who hails from Punjab's Amritsar, is accused of smuggling AK-47 rifles and other sophisticated weapons. He is wanted in a case filed under the stringent Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and a lookout notice was already issued.
The Counter Intelligence Team learnt from Gangster Sachin Bishnoi that the arms dealer in the US supplied weapons to the Lawrence Bishnoi gang.
Kahlon, while hiding in the US, stayed connected with gangster Jaggu Bhagwanpuriya, who made him get in touch with Lawrence Bishnoi and Goldy Brar, sources said.
Sachin Bishnoi, a relative of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, also is an accused in the murder case. He was recently extradited to India from Azerbaijan.