CHANDIGARH: Famous Punjabi singer Parmish Verma was shot at by some unidentified assailants in Mohali, police said today.
The singer, who shot into fame with his song 'Gaal Ni Kadni', was admitted to a private hospital in Mohali.
"Some unidentified persons fired shots at Parmish last night at Sector 91 in Mohali when he was returning home. A bullet hit his leg," Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police Kuldeep Chahal said.
COMMENTSThe official said that the singer was out of danger.
A case has been registered in this regard, police said, adding that investigation was underway.
Punjabi gangster behind shooting?
A man by the name of Dilpreet Singh Dhahan is claiming to be behind Verma's shooting. Dhahan uploaded a status on his Facebook page, along with a picture of himself holding a pistol and another picture of Verma with a cross drawn on it.
"Mein dilpreet singh dhahan sariya nu dasna chaunda k ajj parmish verma de goliya bazian apa mariya.(I, Dilpreet Singh Dhahan, want to tell everyone that I am behind the shooting of Parmish Verma)," the post claims. The post has been shared 41 times.
The post claiming responsibility is the first one posted to the Facebook profile this year. Before this, the last post on the profile was in December,2017.