Judicial panel will probe Moosewala killing, 10 held

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Tuesday 31 May 2022

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Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann who has come under fire following the shocking, daylight murder of singer-turned-political leader Sidhu Moose has agreed to a judicial probe into the case after Moose Wala's father wrote to him seeking an investigation by CBI, NIA or by a sitting judge of the Punjab and Haryana high court. A sitting judge of the high court will probe the killing, Bhagwant Mann has decided.

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Judicial panel will probe Moosewala killing, 10 held

Punjab chief minister Bhagwant Mann on Monday announced setting up a judicial commission headed by a sitting high court judge to investigate the killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala, as the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the state sought to contain a political and public outcry over the murder of the singer-politician. Read more.


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When law and order crumbles

The murder of Punjabi singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala, 28, highlights a growing law and order challenge for the young Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government in the state. Moosewala, whose real name was Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, was gunned down while driving his car in the state's Mansa district, a day after his security was scaled down as part of an austerity measure by the administration. Read more.


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Singer's death shines light on violence in Punjabi music industry

The video is still up on his YouTube page, one of the last that he uploaded, and has at last count 14 million views. On May 15, SidhuMoosewala released a song called the "Last Ride", a homage to rapper Tupac Shakur, the American rapper who was shot dead in his car in 1996 at the age of 25. The song's cover photo is the vehicle Tupac he was travelling in that day, and has the lyrics "Ho chobbar dechehre utte noor dassda, ni ehda uthuga jawani ch janaja mithiye (The glow on the face of this young man shows that he will die young)." Two weeks later, in a planned attack on Sunday, 28-year-old Moosewala was dead, his slumped body behind the wheel of a black Mahindra jeep riddled with bullets. The song could well have been the chronicle of a death foretold. Read more.

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