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Sidhu Moose Wala was shot dead on Sunday evening, a day after his security blanket was cut off by the state government.
Famous Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala has been cremated in his home village of Jawaharke in Punjab. Thousands of people from faraway places gathered to pay their last respects to the famous rapper. Sidhu Moose Wala’s parents were inconsolable during the funeral ceremony. He was shot on Sunday night, a day after his security blanket was cut off by the state government. Sidhu Moose Wala was shot while driving his car in Mansa district in Punjab. Moose Wala was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. According to the post-mortem report, more than two dozen bullets were fired at the singer. State police said the initial investigation revealed the murder was a gang rivalry. Moose Wala started his career as a songwriter before rising to fame with a hit song in 2017. He was very popular among Indian and Punjabi diaspora in countries like UK and Canada. Moose Wala’s 2018 debut album topped the Billboard Canadian album chart. The rapper joined the Congress party last year and unsuccessfully ran for state assembly.
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