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Wednesday, 24 April 2024 9.24 AM IST

Mastermind of Siddu Moosewala's murder; Canada-based Goldy Brar declared terrorist by India

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NEW DELHI: Goldy Brar, the mastermind behind Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala's murder, has been declared a terrorist by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Goldy Brar was declared a terrorist under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 on charges of his involvement in the smuggling of high-grade arms, ammunition and explosive materials through drones from across the border and supplying thereon for carrying out killings and also providing sharpshooters. According to the notice issued by the MHA, Goldy Brar alias Satinderjit Singh, who is currently staying in Canada, has links with a banned Sikh organization.

Considering Brar's involvement in terrorism, the MHA added his name as a 56th terrorist in the Fourth Schedule to the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, of 1967.

The MHA's action comes while exercising the powers conferred by clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 35 of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967.

Born on April 11, 1994, having a permanent address at Adesh Nagar in Punjab's Muktsar Sahib City, Brar is presently residing in Brampton, Canada and is associated with Babbar Khalsa International terror outfit, mentions the MHA in its notification.

Known by his other alias Satinderjit Singh, the MHA said, Brar is backed by cross border agency and he was involved in multiple killings and professes radical ideology, figured in making threatening calls to pro-nationalist leaders, demanding ransom and posting the claims of killings on different social media platforms.

The Ministry also said that Brar has been involved in smuggling of high-grade arms, ammunition and explosive materials through drones from across the border and supplying thereon for carrying out killings and also providing sharpshooters.

As per the Ministry, Brar and his associates have been conspiring to disrupt the peace, communal harmony and law and order in the state of Punjab through nefarious designs including sabotage, the raising of terror modules, carrying out targeted killings, and other anti-national activities.

A Red Corder notice has been issued against Brar by the INTERPOL Secretariat General (IPSG), Lyon, France.

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