Image Credit source: ANI
Image Credit source: ANI
Punjab’s famous singer and Congress leader Sidhu Moosewala (Sidhu M00sewalaChief Minister Bhagwant Mann has taken a big decision regarding his father’s demands to investigate the murder. The matter will be investigated by the sitting judge of the High Court. He said that no guilty will be spared. Simultaneously, CM Mann has ordered an inquiry into the decision to reduce the security of Sidhu Musewala. He has also sought clarification on the statement of the DGP yesterday. He has said that the state government will fully cooperate in the investigation.
On behalf of the Chief Minister’s Office, it has been said that the state government will request the Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court to get the matter investigated by a sitting judge of the High Court. At the same time, the Punjab cabinet meeting to be held today has been postponed.
Punjab Govt will request Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court to get the case inquired into by the sitting judge of the HC: Chief Minister’s Office pic.twitter.com/ktUxzC29wv
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Here, a demonstration was held outside the Mansa Civil Hospital demanding action against those responsible for the murder of Sidhu Musewala. Sidhu Musewala’s body has been kept for post-mortem in the same hospital. Most of the protesters were villagers from the area. They raised slogans against the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government of the state over the decision to withdraw Musewala’s security. Many markets in Mansa district remained closed on Monday in view of the protest.
Inspector General of Police Pradeep Yadav and other officials went to Musewala’s residence to talk to the family members about the post-mortem. According to the information, Musewala’s family is currently not ready to conduct his post-mortem. Sidhu Musewala (28) was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district on Sunday. The incident took place a day after the state government withdrew Musewala’s security. His cousin and a friend, who were traveling with Musewala in a Mahindra Thar jeep, were also injured in the attack. However, his condition is stable at the moment.
Moosewala had contested on a Congress ticket from Mansa seat in the recent assembly elections and lost to AAP candidate Vijay Singla. Tight security arrangements have been made by the police inside and outside the civil hospital. Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh Raja Wading, former deputy chief minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and some other Congress leaders reached Musewala’s residence in Mansa to condole his death. A large number of supporters and villagers also gathered at Musewala’s residence. Meanwhile, an FIR has been registered on the complaint of his father Balkaur Singh in connection with the murder of Musewala.
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