punjab police pushing for international arrest warrants against gangsters Goldy Brar and Harwinder Rinda
SIDHU MOOSEWALA MURDER CASE: VIGOROUS PUSH BY PUNJAB FOR ISSUANCE OF INTERNATIONAL ARREST WARRANTS/RED CORNER NOTICES/EXTRADITION PROCEEDINGS AGAINST TOP GANGSTERS GOLDY BRAR, HARWINDER RINDA SITTING ABROAD
CHANDIGARH, June 8:
With Gangster Goldy Brar claimed the responsibility of Sidhu Moosewala murder on behalf of the Lawrence Bishnoi Gang, the Punjab Police has not been leaving any stone unturned to extradite the gangster. Satinderjit Singh alias Goldy Brar, a native of Sri Muktsar Sahib and had gone to Canada on student visa in 2017, is an active member of Lawrence Bishnoi gang.
Official Spokesperson of Punjab Police informed that the Punjab Police on May 19, 2022, ten days before the murder of Sidhu Moosewala, had already sent the proposal to the Crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to issue Red Corner notice against Goldy Brar, which will pave the way for his extradition to India.
The spokesperson said that the proposal was sent on the basis of two cases including FIR No.409, dated 12.11.2020, u/s 307/427/148/ 149/120-B IPC, 25/27/54/59 Arms Act, PS City Faridkot, District Faridkot and FIR No.44, dated 18.02.2021, u/s 302/120-B/34 IPC, 25/54/ 59 Arms Act, PS City Faridkot, District Faridkot.
Punjab Police has also sought issuance of Red Corner Notices (RCNs) against gangster-turned-terrorist Harwinder Singh Sandhu alias Rinda of village Rattoke, Tarn Taran, which has been sent to the Crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on May 5, 2022. Rinda, who is responsible for inducting and operationalising many terrorist modules in Punjab in recent past, is now based in Pakistan. He, backed by Pak ISI, has also been responsible in smuggling in huge quantity of arms and ammunition in India. Huge quantity of Arms/Ammunition and IEDs recovered from four terrorists arrested in Karnal in a joint operation with Punjab police, also belonged to Rinda. Most recently, he was responsible for RPG attack on Intelligence Headquarters through his operatives, Grenade attack on CIA Office, SBS Nagar in November, 2021, IED attack on police post Kahlwan in Anandpur Sahib, Rupnagar.
The Police spokesperson said that red corner against Rinda has been sought in three cases of District Patiala including FIR No. 03 dated 06.01.2014, u/s 307, 332, 353, 186, 148, 149 IPC, PS Tripuri, FIR no. 74 dated 26.05.2016 u/s 307, 341, 473, 34 IPC and 25, 54, 59 Arms Act, PS Sadar Patiala and FIR No. 173 dated 19.07.2016 u/s 399, 402, 413, 473, 120-B IPC and section 25, 54, 59 Arms Act and Sec. 22, 61, 85 NDPS Act, PS City Rajpura.
The proposal is under process at the level of the CBI, Central National Bureau for liaison with Interpol, said the Spokesperson, while adding that on execution of RCN, extradition proposal shall be moved through MHA and MEA.
Pertinently, Punjab government is committed in its fight against criminal groups/gangs who are disturbing peace of the state from foreign soil. In view of the priority of state government of an exemplary action against criminal groups/gangs, all cases of extradition of foreign based criminals shall be vigorously pursued in coming time.