Mansa: Sidhu Moose Wala, Punjabi singer, and Congress leader was shot dead in Punjab’s Mansa on Sunday. Two others have been injured in the attack that took place a day after his security was withdrawn by the Punjab government
The doctor who attended the trio said Sidhu Moose Wala was brought dead while the other two have been referred to higher medical institutes for further treatment
He was in his Mahindra Thar, when his vehicle was showered with bullets, around 30 rounds of firing took place on his vehicle.
Mossewala’s family has insisted on a CBI or NIA probe into the matter.
“Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann is taking minute-to-minute updates on Sidhu Moose Wala murder case, his office said on Monday. “He will hold a meeting with senior police officials today. Several senior police officials were sent to Mansa. Prompt action should be taken to catch the culprits as soon as possible,” his office said, according to ANI.
My son left with his friends Gurwinder Singh and Gurpreet Singh in a Thar car. He did not take the bulletproof Fortuner and the two guards with him. I followed him in another car with the two armed personnel,” Sidhu Moose Wala’s father said in the FIR.
According to Punjab Director General of Police V K Bhawra “The killing of popular singer Sidhu Moose Wala seemed to be the result of an inter-gang rivalry and that the Lawrence Bishnoi gang was involved in it”.However, Canada-based Goldy Brar had claimed the responsibility for the murder of Moose Wala, sources said.
As an independent media platform, we do not take advertisements from governments and corporate houses. It is you, our readers, who have supported us on our journey to do honest and unbiased journalism. Please contribute, so that we can continue to do the same in future.