Reacting to a letter by singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s father Balkaur Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has ordered a probe on the choice to curtail his safety element. “He has already ordered an enquiry on the highest degree to investigate into the facets of safety discount and repair accountability,” his workplace mentioned. Mr Singh had written to the Chief Minister demanding a probe by central businesses Central Bureau of Investigation and Nationwide Investigation Company into his son’s dying.
Expressing “deep shock”, the Chief Minister mentioned that the culprits will not be spared and the Punjab authorities will request the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana Excessive Court docket to get the case enquired into by the sitting choose of the courtroom. “The Punjab authorities shall guarantee full cooperation to this Enquiry Fee together with that from any of the central businesses like NIA,” a media launch from his workplace added.
Mr Mann referred to as him “a celebrated artist and cultural icon of Punjab” and mentioned he has the very best respect for him.
Sidhu Moose Wala’s father was following him in a automotive with two armed personnel when his killers rained bullets on the 28-year-old singer and his two mates. The 28-year-old was shot lifeless by unidentified assailants in Jawaharke village of Mansa district on Sunday.
The Punjabi singer had been getting ransom calls from gangsters for some time, his father Balkaur Singh has mentioned in his grievance to the police. Punjab police have registered an FIR beneath the fees of homicide and the Arms Act based mostly on Mr Singh’s grievance.
“Inside minutes, the automobiles sped away. I began shouting and other people gathered. I rushed my son and his mates to the hospital the place he died,” Mr Singh mentioned, claiming he was tailing his son’s automotive with the cops assigned to him.
CCTV footage has emerged on social media which exhibits two automobiles trailing Sidhu Moose Wala’s car moments earlier than he was shot lifeless in Mansa. The video, nonetheless, will not be verified by the state police but.
The grievance by the 28-year-old singer’s father states that a number of gangsters had threatened him over the cellphone.
This included the Lawrence Bishnoi gang that claimed accountability for the assault. Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar reportedly claimed accountability for Moose Wala’s homicide in a Fb submit on Sunday night. Goldy Brar is a detailed aide of gang chief Lawrence Bishnoi, who can also be mentioned to be concerned within the singer’s homicide.
The Punjab Police has termed the killing of Mr Moosewala a results of an inter-gang rivalry and blamed the Lawrence Bishnoi gang for it.
FIR has been registered beneath sections 302, 307, and 341 of the Indian Penal Code and sections 25 and 27 of the Arms Act at Metropolis-1 on the Mansa police station.