Following intervention of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Director General of Police V.K. Bhawra on Monday clarified his statement and said he has never affiliated S. Sidhu Moosewala with gangsters.
Pertinently, Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has sought a clarification on a statement on Moosewala made by DGP yesterday during his press conference here.
Clarifying his statement, DGP said that he has the highest respects for S. Sidhu Moosewala and he is a celebrated artist and cultural icon of Punjab.
DGP condemned the murder of S. Moosewala in strongest terms and said the investigation is going on and the perpetrators would be arrested soon to deliver the justice.
DGP Bhawra further stated that on no occasion, he has ever said that S. Moosewala is a gangster or affiliated with gangsters. Claims and counter claims by various persons claiming to be gangsters are coming on social media.
DGP further said that one Goldy Brar has claimed the responsibility on behalf of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. The investigation would look into all aspects regarding the murder.
The DGP stated that he has been misquoted by a section of the media and he has the highest regards for S. Moosewala.