Priyavrat Fauji, also known as Fauji, is an Indian gangster. Reportedly, he was involved in the murder of the famous Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moose Wala in the Mansa District of Punjab on 29 May 2022.
Priyavrat Fauji was born in Garhi Sisana, Kharkhoda Tehsil, Sonipat District, Haryana, India. He attended a local school in the village of Garhi Sisana in Sonipat, Haryana, where he grew up. In his native village, he learned wrestling. Priyavrat studied at Army Public School, Pune. Reportedly, Priyavarat studied only up to the tenth standard. Hindi News18
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Priyavrat’s father’s name is Jai Bhagwan. His mother’s name is Santosh Devi.
There is not much information about his siblings.
Priyavrat Fauji is unmarried.
Priyavrat joined the Indian army through sports quota. Owing to his participation in various sports events and winning a gold medal in wrestling, the Indian Army promoted Priyavrat to the post of Subedar, and he was posted in Pune. Priyavarat was given a one-month leave by the Indian army after winning a gold medal in wrestling, and he returned to his native village in 2015, where he met Ramkaran Baiyanpur, the head of the Ramkaran Gang, and the two became fast friends, after which Priyavarat never rejoined the Indian army.
There is a long list of Priyavrat Fauji’s criminal activities, and there are many cases, related to extortion and murder, registered against him across the Country. There are more than twelve criminal cases against Priyavrat including four cases of murder, and five cases of attempt to murder. Priyavrat murdered a guy in 2015 with the help of his companion Manjeet and Monu Dagar and placed his body in the Yamuna link canal after which the Sonipat police captured him and sent him to jail. When he was released on bail, he joined the Ramkaran gang and quickly rose to prominence as the Ramkaran gang’s sharpshooter.
On 18 March 2021, he murdered Krishna, the father of gangster Bittu Barona, and never returned to his village. Bittu Barona and his gang, according to reports, are also looking for him. When the police could not find him even after one year of Krishna’s murder, they announced a reward of Rs. 25 thousand to anyone who could locate him. On the evening of May 29, 2022, in the Jawaharke Village, Mansa, several unidentified assailants shot and killed Punjabi singer and congress politician Sidhu Moose Wala. When the incident occurred, Sidhu Moose Wala was travelling in his Thar Jeep with his cousin and a friend. According to reports, a white Bolero and a dark grey Scorpio halted his vehicle, and shooters inside the Scorpio opened fire on Sidhu; he was taken to a local hospital and declared dead. Following his death, Goldy Brar and Sachin Bishnoi both claimed responsibility for Siddhu’s murder on their Facebook pages. Lawrence Bishnoi later confirmed the incident in a Facebook post in which he claimed to have killed Moosewala with his group members Sachin Bishnoi and Goldy Brar.
The Bolero automobile used in Sidhu Moosewala’s murder was later seen in CCTV footage at a Fatehabad filling station. Priyavrat Fauji and Ankit Sersa Jati were identified on the CCTV footage. After Priyavrat Fauji was identified in CCTV footage, the police looked up Priyavrat’s calling details and discovered Manjeet alias Bhola’s name. Manjeet had already been arrested in connection with a murder case in the village of Rookhi; Monu Dagar was also a suspect in the case. According to reports, Monu Dagar was the one who sent two shooters to kill Moosewala on Goldy Brar’s orders.