Popular Punjabi Singers Sidhu Moose Wala and Mankirt Aulakh have been booked by Punjab police under sections of IPC for glorifying both violence and gun culture in their songs.
This won’t be their first time and they aren’t the first ones to create such type of music.
In order to avoid any untoward incident. Punjab police took a pre-emptive action and registered a case against Punjabi singers Mankirt Aulakh and Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu aka Sidhu Moose Wala for allegedly promoting violence and gun culture after this duo uploaded their songs on social media pages.
As per Senior Superintendent of Police (Mansa), Narender Bhargav. Mankirt Aulakh and Sidhu Moose Wala were booked under sections 294 (sings, recites or utters any obscene song), 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of peace) and 149 (unlawful assembly) of the IPC.
The police official also shared that preliminary inquiries have revealed that the song was recorded at Sidhu’s residence in Mussa village of the Mansa district.
As per SSP Bhargav, Sidhu Moose Wala’s song,
“Pakhiyan, pakhiyan.. gun vich panj goliyaan, ni tere panj veeran layi rakhiyan…Ni jidey uttey tu mardi, ohde uttey ikk 302 da parcha. (I have five bullets in my gun for your five brothers…The guy whom you love is already booked for murder)”
evidentially promotes violence and gun culture, going by the video clip of the song that was uploaded on social media sites.
Just last friday, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh had expressed deep concerns over the increasing trend of violence and gun culture in Punjabi songs. He also repeated Punjab government’s firm commitment to not to show any sort of laxity in dealing with singers who allure innocent youths into treading on the path of violence and hooliganism.
It is important to mention here that the Punjab and Haryana High Court had already issued directions to the Director-General of Police of Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh to ensure that no music that glorifies liquor, drugs, and violence is played even in the live shows.