Apex Court to listen to plea of Lawrence Bishnoi`s father challenging transit remand on July 11 in Sidhu moose wala case

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The Supreme Court of India on Monday said that it'll hear on July 11, the plea of accused Lawrence Bishnoi`s father challenging the transit remand to Punjab police. His father`s Advocate Sangram Singh also stated that Lawrence isn't getting any legal assistance in Mansa, Punjab. While fixing the matter for hearing on July 11, 2022, the bench of Justice Suryakant and Justice JB Pardiwala observed that since the murder came about there Punjab Police should probe the case. The Court also asked Lawrence`s father`s lawyer to approach Punjab and Haryana HC to urge legal aid counsel.

The matter was mentioned on Monday by Advocate Sangram Singh who appeared for Lawrence`s father. He stated that Lawrence`s custody to Punjab police isn't in step with law and is against the law. On June 14, the Patiala House Court of Delhi had allowed Punjab Police to arrest gangster Lawrence Bishnoi in reference to Singer Sidhu Moosewala murder case and also allowed Punjab Police transit application and directed Punjab Police to confirm that the examination of accused Lawrence Bishnoi is conducted as per law/rules before leaving Delhi and also before his production before the concerned Court of CJM, Mansa, Punjab.

The Delhi Court while allowing Punjab Police applications said, "the applicant Investigation Officer/SP Dharamveer Singh and therefore the investigating agency were directed to require all the acceptable measures for safety and security of the accused Lawrence Bishnoi during transit till the assembly of the accused Lawrence Bishnoi before the concerned Court at Mansa, Punjab."

According to the petition filed by Punjab Police within the court, Lawrence Bishnoi could be a key conspirator of singer Sidhu Moose Wala. Punjab Police further submitted that in the investigation of the Sidhu Moose Wala murder case, the confession statements of the arrested accused were recorded wherein it had been clearly observed that Lawrence Bishnoi had tasked the co-accused to hold out the "planned killing of Sidhu Moose Wala.

"The same has been corroborated by the upload on social media wherein Lawrence Bishnoi has taken responsibility for ending the planned murder of Sidhu Moosewala. Delhi Police had questioned the said accused Lawrence Bishnoi, and that they have clearly stated that Lawrence Bishnoi was the key conspirator within the planned murder of Sidhu Moosewala via press conferences," Punjab Police said. 

"The arrested accused also stated that they were in direct touch with Satwinder Singh alias Goldy Brar, who may be a close associate of Lawrence Bishnoi. it's also pertinent to say here that every one the arrested accused are closely related to Lawrence Bishnoi and his associates, and that they are involved together in multiple FIRs. The motive for the above said crime was found to be to avenge the killing of Vikramjeet Singh alias Vicky Middukhera, during which there was an alleged involvement of Shagundeep Singh, manager of Shubhdeep Singh, who isn't absconding," it added. Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Punjab`s Mansa district on May 29.