Jagroop Singh aka Roopa is an Indian history-sheeter, who is a close associate of a jailed Indian gangster. Lawrence Bishnoi, Jagroop is suspected to be one of the eight sharpshooters involved in the Sidhu Moosewala murder case.
Jagroop Singh was born in 1992.age 30 years; by 2022) in Jaura village of Patti area of Tarn Taran district of Punjab. While in school, Roopa got influenced by the company of her bad friends and started taking drugs. Soon, he dropped his studies and worked in a motorcycle agency for some time. Highly addicted to drugs, Jagroop started selling household items to buy them. When his family came to know about his drug addiction, they helped him overcome it. However, Jagroop did not stop and started forcing his mother to pay him for drugs. He would often snatch money from her mother and when she refused, he used to beat her and pull her hair. Soon, he started committing crimes like dacoity and dacoity. His family was not happy with his increasing criminal activities and expelled him from their home in 2017.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Color: brown
Eye Colour: black
parents and siblings
Jagroop Singh Roop’s father Balwinder Singh is a farmer. Earlier he used to work as a driver, but after the request of his younger son, Balwinder gave up his profession and started farming on his two acres of land in Jaura village. His mother Palwinder Kaur is a housewife. He has a younger brother, Ranjot Singh, who is an Indian Army soldier.
Roopa got involved in criminal activities like dacoity and dacoity in her teens. When his parents threw him out of the house, he left the village and vowed not to return. Within no time, he became involved in serious crimes like ransom demanding, fights, beatings and attempt to murder. According to the police, Roopa is a Category-B gangster against whom 17 cases of crime are registered in cities like Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Ferozepur. In some he is found guilty and in some the court has given him relief.
sidhu moosewala murder case
Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Musewala On the evening of 29 May 2022, some unknown assailants shot dead in Jawaharke village Mansa. Sidhu was traveling in his Thar jeep along with his cousin and a friend when the incident happened. Reportedly, his vehicle was stopped by a white Bolero and a dark gray Scorpio and soon, the shooters inside the cars opened fire on Sidhu; He was soon rushed to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead. Hours after Moosewala’s murder, Indian gangsters Lawrence Bishnoi, Goldie Brar and Sachin Bishnoi claimed responsibility for Sidhu’s murder through their respective Facebook accounts. In June 2022, the police revealed the names of eight suspected sharpshooters involved in Sidhu’s murder. Apparently, he was one of the eight shooters. Other names include Manpreet Singh Mannu, Harkamal alias Ranu from Punjab, Priyavrata Fauji and Manjeet alias Bholu from Haryana. Sourav Mahakali And Santosh Jadhavi from Pune, and Subhash Banuda from Rajasthan.
Facts / Trivia
- During a conversation with the media, Jagroop’s mother said that she had last seen her son about four years ago. He further said that he used to run away after committing the crime, and later the police used to harass them (his family). She also said that if her son was involved in the murder of the Punjabi singer Sidhu MusewalaWherever the Punjab Police finds it, it should be shot.
- In April 2022, Majitha police had received a tip-off that Jagroop and his associate Gursharanjeet used to supply drugs to their black Scorpio and were in possession of several illegal weapons. The source told the police that sharpshooters with their illegal weapons could be found at Jagroop’s house if the police raided immediately. On receiving the information, the police raided his house. Though Jagroop along with his aide Gursharanjeet managed to escape from the house, the police seized the alleged drug proceeds, Rs 4.92 lakh in cash and weapons (a pistol with eight bullets and 23 live bullets including a revolver) from an SUV (Scorpio) . his residence. Later, a case was registered against Jagroop and Gursharanjit under sections 21-27A-61-85 of the NDPS Act and 25/27/54/59 of the Arms Act.
- After Jagroop’s name cropped up in Sidhu Musewala’s case, a police team led by Principal Sub-Inspector Charan Singh of Sarhali police station reached his village to raid his house, however, the main gate of his house was closed at that time. Later when his family was questioned about his absence, Jagroop’s mother told the police that they were not in hiding but had gone to attend a funeral at a relative’s place.