Singer Sidhu Moose Wala is cremated in indigenous village in Punjab, thousands attend
Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who took part in the Punjab state polls this year on a Congress ticket, was shot dead while driving his SUV in Mansa, Punjab on Sunday.
Punjab Police Chief VK Bhawra said the killing appeared to be the result of gang rivalry.
Her last rites took place today.
On Monday, Punjab police arrested six people from Dehradun, the capital of Uttarakhand, in connection with the murder of Moose Wala.
Uttarakhand Special Task Force (STF) and Punjab STF in a joint operation with Dehradun Police arrested six people who allegedly supported the attackers in the killing of Sidhu Moose Wala.
Here are the updates on Sidhu Moose Wala’s funeral:
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A sea of mourners bid a tearful farewell to popular Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, who was cremated in his home village in Mansa district on Tuesday afternoon.
The body of the 28-year-old singer and politician, who was shot dead on Sunday, was brought to his home in the village of Moosa under tight security on Tuesday morning from Mansa Civil Hospital, where the autopsy was carried out.
Update| Singer Sidhu Moose Wala cremated in home village in Punjab, thousands attend
Update| During the cremation of singer Sidhu Moose Wala, massive crowd of fans, supporters
The opposition in Punjab on Monday alleged a complete breakdown of law and order in the state, saying “frightening” conditions prevailed in the state.
Stepping up the attack on the AAP government over the murder of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, the Punjab Youth Congress also staged a protest against the ruling party here.
Several protesters were arrested as they attempted to ‘gherao’ the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) office here.
Famous Punjabi singer and Congress leader Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district on Sunday, a day after the state government trimmed his security blanket.
Meanwhile, Punjab Congress Speaker Amrinder Singh Raja Warring said a “scary” atmosphere prevailed across the state following the brutal killing of Moosewala in broad daylight.
Amid outrage over the murder of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moose Wala, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued a notice to the state government requesting a detailed report on the number of persons whose security has been reduced or withdrawn and the reason for the movement.
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in Punjab’s Mansa district on Sunday night, a day after Punjab police reduced security coverage for 420 people including him.
“The court issued a notice to the Punjab government requesting a detailed report on the number of people whose security was taken and the reason why their security was reduced. The response is to be filed by the Punjab government on June 2 “said Satya Pal Jain, additional counsel. India’s general told ANI news agency.
- On Sunday, Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead while driving his SUV in Mansa, Punjab.
- Punjab Police Chief VK Bhawra said the killing appeared to be the result of gang rivalry.
- His last rites will take place today.