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Sidhu Moosewala, Congress leader and Punjabi singer, was shot dead at Mansa district today. Two other people were injured in the firing.

Updated: May 30, 2022 12:17 AM IST

By Victor Dasgupta | Edited by Victor Dasgupta

Singer/rapper Sidhu Moosewala shot dead in Mansa, Punjab.
Singer/rapper Sidhu Moosewala shot dead in Mansa, Punjab. (Twitter)

Sidhu Moosewala Killing: Congress leader and Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala was shot dead at Mansa district on Sunday. According to the reports, two other people were also injured in the firing. The incident happened just a day after the Bhagwant Mann-led Punjab government withdrew the security of Moosewala and 424 others. The attack took place when Moosewala and two of his friends were driving to their village Mansa in Punjab.

Sidhu Moosewala had contested the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections from Mansa on a Congress ticket. He was defeated by Aam Aadmi Party’s Dr Vijay Singla.

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Sidhu Moosewala Shot Dead: Here are the Key Updates

  • Everyday murders are happening, police seem hopeless & there’s no direction to them. Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder is a political murder. CM Bhagwant Mann should resign. He is accountable for that: Punjab LoP & Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa
  • The attackers have left their car. Teams are after them. We are hopeful that they will be arrested soon. SIT has been constituted to arrest the culprits. We’ve got some important leads and investigation is underway: Pradeep Kumar Yadav, IGP Faridkot Range
  • We’ll see if his friends are involved in murder case or not because they were the only ones aware of him moving without security. Police will investigate the case from every angle. But this needs to be thought upon as on whose advice he left without security: Saurabh Bharadwaj
  • We’re shocked on the murder of Sidhu Moose Wala. This shouldn’t have happened. Stringent punishment will be given to the persons involved. He had two security guards from Punjab police but was travelling in his car without them when he was murdered: AAP MLA Saurabh Bharadwaj
  • Sidhu Moose Wala had a private bulletproof car that he didn’t take with him. On the orders of the CM, IG range has been directed to form an SIT. 3 weapons were used. SSP Mansa & SSP Bathinda deployed there. ADG law & order has mobilised additional forces: VK Bhawra, DGP, Punjab
  • Lawrence Bishnoi gang is involved in this murder. Lucky, member of the gang has taken responsibility from Canada. He had 4 commandos from Punjab Police out of which 2 was taken back but he was having two commandos which Moose Wala didn’t take along with him today: DGP Punjab
  • After leaving his home when Sidhu Moose Wala was driving his car along with two others in Mansa district, 2 cars came from front & firing took place. He was injured & was taken to hospital where he was brought dead. It seems like an inter-gang rivalry: VK Bhawra, DGP, Punjab
  • Punjab DGP must be arrested. The central govt must intervene immediately. Issue related to security comes under the Official Secrets Act & it shouldn’t have been disclosed: Former Punjab Deputy CM & Congress leader Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Sidhu Moose Wala murder
  • Preliminary investigation shows it to be an inter-gang rivalry. Sidhu Moose Wala didn’t take his bulletproof car and gunman today. FIR is being registered. We will take immediate action against the gangster and persons involved: Gaurav Toora, SSP, Mansa
  • Two cars intercepted Sidhu Moose Wala’s car which followed heavy firing in which Sidhu Moose Wala received multiple bullet injuries. Persons present with him also got bullet injuries and they have been referred to Patiala for further treatment: Gaurav Toora, SSP, Mansa
  • Since their govt came, the law and order situation & peace of Punjab has seen a downward trend. CM Bhagwant Mann must be held accountable for the deteriorating situation in the state. He should focus on the problems of Punjab: Congress leader Jaiveer Shergill
  • Broad daylight killing of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala shows that law & order situation in Punjab under AAP govt is crumbling like pack of cards. Violent clashes in Patiala, attack on state police & rise in murder have become business as usual:Congress leader Jaiveer Shergill

  • Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar, a close aide of gang leader Lawrence Bishnoi, has claimed responsibility for Sidhu Moosewala’s murder.

  • “The murder of Sidhu Moose Wala is unfortunate, I just spoke to Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann. Perpetrators will be given strict punishment. I urge everyone to maintain calm and peace”, tweets Delhi CM & AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal
  • “Shocked to learn about the killing of young Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala. My sympathies with his family & friends. Those responsible must be arrested without delay. This exhibits an abject breakdown of law & order in Punjab,” tweets SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal
  • “I am shocked and deeply saddened by the gruesome murder of Sidhu Moosewala. Nobody involved will be spared. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his fans across the world. I appeal everyone to stay calm”: Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann

  • “Sidhu Moosewala was a very humble person. This is very unfortunate”: Hans Raj Han tells NDTV

  • AAP has a lot to answer. They tinkered with Moose Wala’s security just for some cheap publicity: Sunil Jakhar tells a private news channel

  • “Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann and their dirty politics are responsible for the murder of Sidhu Moosewal: Manjinder Singh Sirsa, BJP Leader, tells NDTV

  • Moosewala, who was popular in the rural belts of the state, was among the 424 VIPs who lost their security cover yesterday

  • Former ministers Manpreet Singh Badal, Raj Kumar Verka, Bharat Bhushan Ashu and the family of former Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi were among those who lost their security cover.
  • Sindhu Moosewala with Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu


  • The singer had joined the Congress party in December last year.

  • Sidhu Moosewala, Congress leader and Punjabi singer, was shot dead at Mansa district today
  • The incident happened just a day after Punjab withdrew the security of 424 people, including  Moosewala.

For Our Readers: Photos of Sidhu Moosewala after being shot has emerged on the Social Media. is withholding the photos considering sensitivity of the matter.

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