Gangster Sachin Bishnoi alias Sachin Thappan, who was extradited from Azerbaijan to India on Tuesday in connection with the Sidhu Moosewala murder case, has revealed that he was planning to kill his rival Kaushal Chaudhary and was in process to hire a hitman from the Bambiha gang when he was caught by the Azerbaijan police in Baku last year in August, sources said on Thursday.
The accused, along with his accomplices, had shot dead Munna Dhari, a member of the arrested underworld don Chhota Rajan gang, on the evening of April 2, 1997.
The killing of a criminal Kuldeep Jaghina, who had murdered a BJP worker last year, inside a bus in Rajasthan's Bharatpur, is giving sleepless nights to other passengers.
A five-member team of Special Cell Delhi Police landed with the gangster at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport from Mexico this morning.
The accused identified as Suraj, 20, a resident of Maloya Colony in Chandigarh, along with his aide identified as Mandeep Singh, 32, was arrested from Verka Chowk, Chandigarh while on his way to collect the extortion amount.
The police recovered 103 grams of Heroin from the person, who has been identified as Anmoldeep Soni, a resident of Harike Pattan in Tarn Taran.
Besides, the police identified at least 25 of their accomplices who were aiding them in carrying out illegal activities across Punjab and adjoining states.
The DGP said that Amritsar Commissionerate Police got its first break in the case with the arrest of Harpal and Fatehdeep from the Delhi International Airport on the very next day of the incident when both were trying to abscond to the Maldives.