Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala shot dead


ISLAMABAD: According to available reports, two others were also injured in the incident in which more than 30 rounds were fired. Moosewala was rushed to the civil hospital in Mansa in a critical condition where he was declared dead.

The incident happened a day after the Punjab Police ordered the withdrawal of security of his security along with more than 420 people, including former MLAs, Jathedars of two Takhts, heads of Deras, and police officers.

The singer had joined the Congress party in December last year. The civil surgeon at Mansa hospital said Moosewala was brought dead at the facilitythe two other injured men were referred to another hospital for further treatment.

Three people were brought to the hospital, out of which Sidhu Moose Wala was dead. After giving primary treatment, the two injured have been referred to a higher institute for further treatment: Dr Ranjeet Rai, Civil Surgeon, Mansa Hospital

Popular Punjabi singer and rapper Sidhu Moose Wala, who had joined the Congress before the Punjab elections, has been shot dead. Moose Wala had contested the Assembly polls on a Congress ticket from Mansa. He was defeated by AAP’s Dr Vijay Singla with a margin of 63,323 votes.

Hailing from Moosa, a village in Mansa district, Moose Wala had joined the Congress amid much fanfare in November last year. With Congress granting him ticket from Mansa Assembly constituency, then sitting Mansa MLA, Nazar Singh Manshahia, had revolted against the party saying that he would oppose the candidature of the controversial singer.