Sidhu Moose Wala: Post-mortem reveals he was shot 24 instances as six arrested in reference to singer’s homicide

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Sidhu Moose Wala, the Punjabi singer and rapper who was shot useless in India, was hit by 24 bullets, an post-mortem report has discovered.

The 28-year-old, formally referred to as Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, was murdered on Sunday whereas driving his jeep with two passengers within the village of Jhawahar Ke within the Mansa district.

The post-mortem confirmed he sustained a lot of the bullets on his chest and stomach whereas two bullets hit his leg, native media has reported.

Punjab police have arrested folks in connection together with his homicide.

The state’s prime police official, VK Bhawra, stated the preliminary investigation has revealed the killing to be linked to “inter-gang rivalry”.

The shooting took place a day after the favored performer’s safety was eliminated by the Punjab authorities as a part of efforts to sort out so-called ‘VIP tradition’. The transfer sparked outrage on social media from followers and opposition leaders.

An inquiry led by a excessive court docket choose has been ordered by Punjab’s Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann.

Villagers gather outside the residence of Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, also known around the world by his stage name Sidhu Moose Wala, in Musa village, near in Mansa, Punjab state, India, Monday, May 30, 2022. Indian police are investigating the killing of the popular Punjabi rapper, who blended hip-hop, rap and folk music, a day after he was fatally shot. (AP Photo)
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Followers and supporters collect exterior the house of Sidhu Moose Wala

1000’s of individuals gathered in Moose Wala’s residence village of Moosa to pay their respects to the singer, who was cremated on Tuesday.

He was dressed as a groom for the ceremony as a part of an area ritual when a younger single man dies.

His homicide got here as a shock to followers, with these paying tribute on social media together with Indian politicians and artists like Drake, MIST and Burna Boy.

Moose Wala began off as a songwriter earlier than hit tune So Excessive in 2018 catapulted his singing profession, making him well-known among the many Indian and Punjabi diaspora in nations together with the UK and Canada

Described as a pioneer for his neighborhood, he collaborated with UK artists MIST, Stefflon Don and Metal Banglez on observe 47, which has amassed 33 million views on YouTube.

He additionally made historical past when he turned the primary Indian singer to carry out at Wi-fi Competition and gained 4 awards at BritAsia TV Music Awards.

He unsuccessfully stood for election as an Indian Congress get together candidate within the Punjab elections in 2022.

Moose Wala’s last observe The Final Trip has been stated to be a tribute to American rapper Tupac Shakur who was additionally shot useless whereas in a automobile.

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