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2 suspects killed in encounter related to Sidhu Moosewala's murder case

  • What: Two gangsters, suspected to be among the shooters in singer Sidhu Moose Wala's murder, were killed in a shootout with the Punjab Police near Amritsar today.

  • Murdered suspects: Suspect one Jagroop Singh Roopa was killed first, the other suspect, Manpreet Singh alias Mannu Kussa, continued to fire for about an hour before he was killed around 4 pm. The encounter lasted for more than four hours. At least eight other shooters have also been arrested. Whereas, Deepak Mundi has not been traced yet.

  • Context: Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, famously known as Sidhu Moosewala, a Congress leader besides being a singer-songwriter and rapper, was shot dead near his village Moosa in Punjab's Mansa district on May 29.