Case Against Singer Sidhu Moosewala For Promoting Violence In Latest Song

That is the second police case in opposition to the Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala (File)


Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala has been booked on expenses of selling violence and gun tradition in his newest track “Sanju”, which was launched on social media a few days in the past, police stated on Monday.

That is the second police case in opposition to the singer.

On Could 4, Moosewala was booked beneath numerous provisions of the Catastrophe Administration Act and sections of the Arms Act in Barnala after his images of firing an AK-47 rifle at a firing vary throughout the lockdown imposed to forestall the unfold of COVID-19 went viral on social media.

Moosewala has been booked at Mohali on the idea of knowledge obtained that his track “Sanju”, which is trending on numerous social media platforms, blatantly glorifies use of weapons and boasts concerning the numerous first investigation reviews (FIRs), together with the one beneath the Arms Act, registered in opposition to him, Punjab Further Director Common of Police (ADGP) and Director Punjab Bureau of Investigations Arpit Shukla stated.

It has been verified that the newest video-song, “Sanju”, was uploaded from Moosewala’s official YouTube channel, he stated.

The singer has been booked beneath related Indian Penal Code sections, together with 188 (disobedience to order) and 294 (obscene acts and songs) and 504 (provocation to interrupt public peace), the ADGP stated.

Within the track, Moosewala makes express references to the case registered in opposition to him beneath the Arms Act, and the video begins with a information clip of him being booked within the case by the Punjab Police for unauthorised use of an AK-47 rifle, stated Mr Shukla in an official launch issued right here.

Within the video, the singer’s information clip is later merged with information reviews of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt, stated the discharge. Dutt had additionally confronted expenses beneath the Arms Act.

Mr Shukla stated the lyrics of the track, in addition to the video, promotes and glorifies possession and use of unlawful fire-arms, and boasts about registration of FIR as an indication of a “actual man”.

The officer stated the lyrics of the track, “gabru de naal Santali (47) jud gayi, ghato ghat saja paanj saal vat de, gabru utte case jehra Sanjay Dutt te, jatt utte case jehra Sanjay Dutt te… (the person has been related to AK-47, minimal jail phrases is 5 years and he faces the case which Sanjay Dutt confronted.”

Mr Shukla stated this not solely promotes use of unlawful fire-arms but additionally undermines the judiciary, the police and the advocates.

Moosewala had been earlier booked for the same offence on February 1 by the Mansa police, he stated.

His newest act is clearly meant to not solely ridicule, mock and undermine the police and the judiciary, but additionally reveals that the singer is incorrigible and has repeatedly dedicated such offences, stated Mr Shukla.

Police will transfer the Punjab and Haryana Excessive Courtroom for cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted within the Arms Act case, he stated.

“The police shall be quickly submitting a petition for the cancellation of the anticipatory bail granted to Moosewala,” Mr Shukla stated.

The ADGP stated the excessive court docket had already directed the Director Generals of Police of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh to make sure that no songs glorifying liquor, medicine and violence are performed even at dwell reveals.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has expressed deep issues over the propagation of violence and gun tradition in Punjabi songs and has given clear instructions to the state police to not present any leisure or concession in the direction of such singers, who attract harmless youth into following the trail of violence and hooliganism.

Mr Shukla stated evidently with “Sanju”, wherein he appears to put on a some form of a badge of honour, Moosewala intentionally needs to incite and mislead the youth of Punjab, which has borne the brunt of terrorism within the 80s and 90s, by glorifying using AK-47 rifles and different weapons.

(This story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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