Chandigarh: The slain Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala had 19 bullet wounds and would have died within 15 minutes, his autopsy report said. Musewala was shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district.
In Jawahar’s village, 28-year-old Musewala’s vehicle overturned and the attackers opened fire on him. At least three weapons were used and thirty empty cases were found from the site. Musewala’s post-mortem was conducted by a panel of five doctors. The autopsy report said the singer may have died within 15 minutes of the injury.
The report stated that the cause of death was ‘hemorrhagic trauma, described as being due to pre-mortem fire arm injuries and in the normal course of nature sufficient to cause death’. According to the report, Musewala’s body had maximum bullet marks on his right side.
It added that a full body X-ray was also done to trace the projectile. It said that Musewala’s red T-shirt and pajama had blood stains and several holes corresponding to the injuries.
on 29th May, Sidhu Musewala He was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Mansa district a day after his security cordon was cut by the state government. The singer’s cousin and a friend traveling with her in the jeep were also injured in the attack. At least three weapons were used and thirty empty cases were found from the site.
A CCTV footage that surfaced on social media showed a Corolla car following Musewala’s car in Jawahar’s village on Sunday evening. According to the FIR, a Bolero car stopped in front of Moosewala’s Thar and then the occupants of both the cars started firing indiscriminately at the singer.
Describing the incident as a case of mutual enmity, the Punjab Police had said that Lawrence Bishnoi The gang was behind the murder of Musewala. Canada’s Goldie Brar, a member of the Bishnoi gang, had claimed responsibility for the murder.
According to the police, Musewala’s murder appears to have been in retaliation for the killing of Akali leader Vicky Middukheda last year. The name of Moosewala’s manager Shaganpreet had cropped up in Middukheda’s murder.