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Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead on Sunday evening, a day after his security cover was trimmed by the state government.
Popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was cremated at his native village of Jawaharke in Punjab. Thousands of people from far-flung places gathered to pay their last respect to the noted rapper. Sidhu Moose Wala’s parents were inconsolable during the funeral ceremony. He was shot dead on Sunday evening, a day after his security cover was trimmed by the state government. Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead when he was driving his car Mansa district of Punjab. Moose Wala was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead. According to the post-mortem report, over two dozen bullets were pumped into the singer. The state police said the initial investigation has revealed the killing to be an inter-gang rivalry. Moose Wala began his career as a songwriter before he rose to fame with a hit song in 2017. He was much popular among the Indian and Punjabi diaspora in countries like the United Kingdom and Canada. Moose Wala’s debut album in 2018 made it to Canada’s Billboard Albums chart. The rapper joined the Congress party last year and unsuccessfully ran in the state’s assembly elections.
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