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Alleged Shooter of Sidhu Moosewala Arrested

The Pune Police have arrested Santosh Jadhav, a shooter in the case of murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, and Jadhav’s aide Navnath Suryavanshi, a suspect in the case, an official said on Monday.

Jadhav (24), a member of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang, and Suryavanshi (27) were nabbed on Sunday from Mandavi tehsil at Bhuj in Gujarat by a team of Pune rural police, Additional Director General (Law and Order) Kulwant Singh Sarangal said addressing a press conference here.

Jadhav was nabbed in a 2021 murder case registered at Manchar police station in Maharashtra’s Pune district, he said.

The official said Jadhav, who was on the run for a year, had shaved his head and changed his appearance to evade arrest.