[Watch] Karni Sena President Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi Shot Dead In Jaipur; Goldy Brar Gang Claims Responsibility

New Delhi: Karni Sena president Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi was shot dead in Jaipur today, news agency PTI reported.

The incident took place in the Pink City’s Shyam Nagar area. “As per initial reports, four people entered a house where Gogamedi was present and opened fire at him. One of Gogamedi’s security personnel and another person were injured in the firing,” Rajasthan Director General of Police (DGP) Umesh Mishra said.

Jaipur Police Commissioner Biju George Joseph said that Gogamedi was rushed to a private hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

CCTV footage accessed by PTI showed two men firing multiple shots at Gogamedi and another man standing at the door of the leader’s residence. Gogamedi died, while one of his security personnel and another person were injured in the firing. After the killing, the supporters of the slain Karni Sena chief staged a protest in the state capital.

The killers had tea with him at his house in Jaipur first. The CCTV video shows the fringe outfit leader looking at his phone when the men sitting across him stood up and fired at him. One of his guards was seen trying to stop the gunmen who then fired a couple of shots at him, NDTV reported.

“They (the attackers) sat with Sukhdev Singh Gogamedi for at least 10 minutes before shooting him.” said police.

Meanwhile, a member of the Goldy Brar gang has claimed responsibility for the murder. “We take full responsibility for Sukhdev Gogamedi’s murder,” Rohit Godara Kapurisr wrote in a Facebook post. He claimed Gogamedi “used to support our enemies” and that prompted the attack.

Canada-based gangster Brar is a wanted criminal by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and various states of the country. He is also wanted for the murder of Punjabi singer Siddhu Moosewala.


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