Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead in the Jawaharke village of Mansa district on Sunday. CCTV captures footage minutes before Sidhu Moose Wala’s vehicle attacked.
Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead
The singer turned politician, Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead by unidentified assailants in the Jawaharke village of Mansa district on Sunday, May 29. A CCTV video footage showed two cars trailing the singer’s Thar jeep minutes before the shooting.
The incident occurs a day after the Punjab Police withdrew the security of 424 people, including Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala. The 28-year-old had contested this year’s Punjab assembly election on a Congress ticket from Mansa and was defeated by AAP candidate Vijay Singla by a huge margin of 63,000 votes. Vijay Singla was recently sacked by Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann over charges of corruption.
The CCTV footage
A CCTV video shows two cars following Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s black Thar jeep in Mansa district minutes before he was shot dead. The police said the singer had a bulletproof car, which he did not use on Sunday.
#WATCH | Punjab: A CCTV video shows two cars trailing Sidhu Moose Wala's vehicle moments before he was shot dead in Mansa district. pic.twitter.com/SsJag33XHb
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Visuals show the singer’s car taking a right turn towards a corner as the two cars tailing it. In a media briefing tonight, the Punjab Police chief said Sidhu Moose Wala died while he was being taken to a hospital.
“Today, Sidhu Moose Wala asked the two remaining commandos not to accompany him and he did not take his bulletproof vehicle,” the police chief VK Bhawra told reporters.
“Lawrence Bishnoi’s gang is involved. They have claimed responsibility for the killing. The gangster is based in Canada,” the police chief said.