Sidhu Moosewala, Punjabi Singer Shot Dead
Sidhu Moosewala, Congress leader and Punjabi singer, was shot dead at Mansa district today. Two other people were injured in the firing.
According to available reports, two others were also injured in the incident in which more than 30 rounds were fired. Moose Wala was rushed to the civil hospital in Mansa in a critical condition where he was declared dead.
The attack took place when Moosewala and two of his friends were driving to their village Mansa in Punjab.
The 29-year-old singer had joined the Congress in December last year and unsuccessfully contested 2022 Punjab elections on a Congress ticket from Mansa district.
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.