Punjabi Singer Sidhu Moosewala Shot Dead

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  • Moose Wala had contested the Assembly polls on a Congress ticket from Mansa.
  • He was reportedly shot at least 10 times near a temple in village Jhawahar.
  • Moose Wala's police security was withdrawn a day before.

Mansa: Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Mansa district on Sunday, May 29th. This follows just a day after Punjab Police withdrew security of 424 people, including of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala.

Sidhu Moosewala had contested the Punjab assembly election on a Congress ticket from Mansa and was defeated by the AAP candidate Vijay Singla by a huge margin of 63,000 votes. Vijay Singla was recently sacked by Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann over charges of corruption.

Last month, Sidhu Moosewala had sparked a row after he targeted the Aam Aadmi Party and its supporters in his latest song ‘Scapegoat’. The singer had allegedly called AAP supporters ‘gaddar’ (traitor) in his song.

Born on June 17th, 1993, Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu aka Sidhu Moosewala belongs to the Moose Wala village in Mansa district. Moose Wala had a fan following running into millions and was popular for his rap.

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