The Punjabi singer-turned-politician died on May 29, 2022
Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moose Wala, died at the age of 28. He was recognized as one of Punjab’s most influential musicians and a politician.
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Sidhu’s death shocked the world as many celebrities, artists, politicians, and fans paid tribute to him.
Who is Sidhu Moose Wala?
Moose Wala is a famous Punjabi singer who combines hip-hop, rap, and folk music.
He started his career as a songwriter before the hit song landed in his music career in 2017, and he is well known among Indian and Punjabi nationals UK and Canada.
He worked closely with producer Steel Banglez and worked with many British talents.
How did Sidhu Moose Wala die?
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Sunday evening (May 29) while he was walking in the northern Indian state of Punjab.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has ordered an inquiry into the incident to be headed by a Supreme Court judge.
Opposition leaders questioned why Sidhu’s security was relaxed.
Security in Moose Wala has been reduced by two halves, police said.
But the officers didn’t go when the band “265” attacked him.
The musician has become a politician, and security reports in Punjab are among more than 400 musicians recently absorbed or downsized by the government. Two people were injured in the incident.
What is Sidhu Moose Wala all about?
Sidhu Moose Wala was taken to hospital, where he died.
The killings sparked political turmoil in the country, with opposition leaders criticizing the government and police.
On Sunday (May 29), state police commissioner VK Bhawra declared a Canadian gangster responsible for the attack.
According to the BBC, on Monday (May 30), Mr. Bhawra said in a statement that Moose Wala was not “gang or gang-linked”.
“One Goldy Brar took responsibility for the death of Moose Wala on behalf of the Lawrence Bishnoi gang. The investigation will look into all aspects of the murder,” he said, adding that some publications “wrongly quoted him”.
However, Moose Wala’s family demanded an apology from Mr. Bhawra for linking him to gang rivalry due to a lack of proper investigation.