Punjabi singer Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu Moose Wala and the Congress leader was killed by gangsters in an attack near his ancestral village Jawaharke in district Mansa, Punjab on 29 May 2022. The incident happened within 24 hours after the Punjab government withdrew his security. More than 30 rounds of bullets were fired at the vehicle in which he was traveling. Police said Sidhu was hit by more than eight bullets and was taken to the Civil Hospital in Mansa where he died.
The 27 years old was on the radar of gangsters for a long time. 6 persons have been taken into custody allegedly in connection with the murder. Sidhu’s father has sought handing over of the probe to the CBI or the NIA through a sitting judge of the High Court. Also demanded to fix the responsibility of the officials who leaked the letter to withdraw the security.